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Northwestern basketball: Projected starting five for 2014-2015

Despite bringing back only six players from last season, Northwestern’s starting line-up will likely look very familiar. Drew Crawford was the bridge between the Bill Carmody and Chris Collins eras, and with him gone, the Wildcats hope someone else can step up and fill his shoes. While Northwestern performed well last season — relative to the program’s history — time will...
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NU's Sobolewski avoiding crowd noise

Dave Sobolewski was already having a rough season when Northwestern began its Jan. 11 practice. In preparing for the next day’s game against Illinois, NU coach Chris Collins ran through some of what he called the Illini’s “8,000 pick-and-rolls.” Sobolewski, Collins said, “got nailed on one of them” and suffered a concussion. He has not played since. And considering...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern G Sobolewski out for Illini

Northwestern guard Dave Sobolewski will miss Sunday night's game with against No. 23 Illinois with a concussion. A junior, Sobolewski, who was injured in practice, is Northwestern's primary ball-handler and is averaging 7.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. He hasn't scored in double figures since the Wildcats beat Gardner-Webb on Nov. 25, when he had 10...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sobolewski's 25 leads Northwestern past UIC 93-58

Dave Sobolewski scored 17 of his career-high 25 points in the first half and Drew Crawford added 18 as Northwestern routed Illinois-Chicago 93-58 on Wednesday night. Northwestern (2-2) opened the game with a 17-4 lead on Sanjay Lumpkin's layup and JerShon Cobb's 3-pointer extended the lead to 20-6 as the Wildcats led wire to wire. Jordan Harks led Illinois-Chicago (1-3...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

PWTV: Dave Sobolewski

Northwestern point guard Dave Sobolewski meets with the media, previewing the Wildcats' meeting with Wisconsin. PurpleWildcats offers video of the interview.
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Sobolewski must strive for consistency

With his steady hand and leadership, Dave Sobolewski has become a vital piece of Northwestern's lineup. The bar has been set high after one and a half strong seasons. A game like Sobolewski had on Sunday -- zero points, zero assists -- cannot happen in this long season.
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern 70, Penn St. 54

Dave Sobolewski scored 18 points and Jared Swopshire added 17 as Northwestern handled cold-shooting Penn State with ease in a 70-54 Big Ten Conference victory Thursday night. The Wildcats (10-6, 1-2) used a 25-4 run over an 11-minute span to lead by as many as 17 points, 33-16, in the first half. Penn State didn't score a basket for nearly seven minutes during that span. Northwestern...
Via Fox Sports
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers hope to maintain momentum against Northwestern.

After starting the Big Ten season in grand style with a reality claiming victory over the Michigan State Spartans, the Golden Gophers end the first week of the conference season against the injury riddled Northwestern Wildcats. After a couple surprising losses by some of the Big Ten's best, a win would go a long way towards establishing the Gophers as one best teams in the conference...
Via From The Barn
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sobolewski's steady hand guides Wildcats

When Northwestern needed an answer in its 69-50 victory over Delaware State, it turned to sophomore point guard Dave Sobolewski. He paced the Wildcats with a steady hand, an early trend to the season.
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Sobolewski ready to lead

Dave Sobolewski is just a sophomore, but is needed more than ever to lead his Northwestern Wildcats. The point guard must produce on the court and lead by example for his young teammates.
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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