Michael Hlebasko reflects on the 18-minute return of Northwestern's maligned former starting point guard Dave Sobolewski.
Steven Goldstein writes that it's time for Dave Sobolewski to return to the Northwestern lineup.
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...
Northwestern point guard Dave Sobolewski is out day-to-day with a concussion.
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
#23 Illinois (13-3) comes into Northwestern (7-9) on Sunday evening in the battle of Who Is Illinois’ B1G Team?
Northwestern is led by Naperville native, Drew Crawford, who is averaging 15.7 points and 6.9 rebounds. Former Benet point guard, Dave Sobolewski, carries Northwestern with 3.2 assists.
Northwestern, under new Head Coach, Chris Collins, has struggled in finding their...
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...
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November 21, 2013
Just three nights after an embarrassing defeat at home to Illinois State, Northwestern (2-2) did a complete 180 with a 93-58 blowout at UIC (1-3) on Wednesday. The Wildcats used a 10-0 run early in the first half to take a 12-2 lead and never looked back. By halftime, the advantage had grown to 25 points.
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Northwestern head coach Chris Collins...
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.
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.