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Northwestern without guard Cobb

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Northwestern guard JerShon Cobb will not play in the Wildcats' game Sunday with the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils because of a right foot injury. Cobb had started all eight of the Wildcats' games, averaging 5.1 points. That's well down from last season, when he averaged 12.2 for Northwestern. Entering Sunday's game on a three-game losing streak and without...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern basketball: previewing the guards

The Northwestern Wildcats relied heavily on the team’s guards this past season. And after signing its 2014 class, it is clear that the burden of the load will once again fall on their shoulders. Three of the team’s six incoming freshmen — Bryant McIntosh, Johnnie Vassar and Scott Lindsey — are guards.   McIntosh will receive a serious look at the starting point guard position...
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Chicago Awards: Christian Thomas, JerShon Cobb headline All-Chicago Team

All-Chicago Team (Chicago Player of the Year in bold.) Milton Doyle, Loyola—14.9 ppg, 3.6 apg, 1.2 spg Doyle had a major impact the second he stepped on the floor for Loyola, despite being a freshman. The Chicago native led the Ramblers in scoring, assists, steals and blocks this season, collecting MVC Freshman of the Year honors. Doyle’s 32-point performance against Campbell...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern basketball preview: Minnesota

Northwestern defeated Minnesota, 55-54, their last meeting. Drew Crawford scored 17 points for the Wildcats. (Photo Credit: Ann Heisenfelt/Associate Press) EVANSTON, Ill. – The Northwestern Wildcats (12-13, 5-7 Big Ten) will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten) Sunday 5 p.m. at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Both teams are coming off conference losses Thursday to No. 9 Michigan...
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern Overcomes Foul Trouble, Defeats Purdue In Double Overtime

NU junior JerShon Cobb kept the Wildcats alive with a game-tying jumper in the final minute of regulation Tuesday. (Photo: Pat Lovell | USA Today Sports) Northwestern (10-10, 3-4 Big Ten) continued its surge in the Big Ten standings Tuesday. The Wildcats needed a pair of overtimes at Welsh-Ryan Arena, but they completed an upset of Purdue (13-6, 3-2), 63-60. Northwestern grabbed...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern loses 76-49 to No. 4 Wisconsin

When Drew Crawford struggles to score, it's going to be hard for Northwestern to get a win. When Crawford and JerShon Cobb are off, it's probably going to be one long night for the Wildcats. Alex Olah had a career-high 23 points, but Crawford and Cobb combined for just 17 during Northwestern's 76-49 loss to No. 4 Wisconsin in their Big Ten opener Thursday night. ''For us to be...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NU’s Collins “Optimistic” JerShon Cobb Will Play Against DePaul on Friday

Photo: Northwestern Athletics Northwestern junior JerShon Cobb, the Wildcats’ second-leading scorer, missed the last two games against Mississippi Valley State and Brown with an ankle injury, but Northwestern head coach Chris Collins is optimistic that Cobb will see the court Friday night against DePaul. “I think he’s on track, I’m optimistic he’ll be available tomorrow...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cobb's runner lifts Northwestern past IUPUI 63-61

JerShon Cobb hit a running pull-up in the lane with 2.3 seconds left to give Northwestern a 63-61 comeback victory over IUPUI Friday night. Northwestern took a 59-55 lead with 2:29 left on three Sobolewski free throws, but IUPUI rallied and tied the score on a pair of Patton free throws with 20 seconds left, setting the stage for Cobb's heroics. Cobb got the ball on the left wing...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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