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Northwestern tops Michigan in 2OT, 82-78

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Tre Demps hit tying 3-pointers at the end of regulation and the first OT, Alex Olah scored 25 and Northwestern beat Michigan 82-78 in double overtime Tuesday night. The Wildcats (15-15, 6-11 Big Ten) wiped out a 12-point deficit in the second half and came away with one wild victory thanks to some huge shots down the stretch by Demps, who finished with 20 points...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 29: Michigan at Northwestern Preview

Basics Who: Michigan (14-14, 7-9 B1G) at Northwestern (14-15, 5-11 B1G) Where: Welsh-Ryan Arena (Evanston, IL) When: 9:06 p.m., March 3rd, 2015 TV: BTN Radio: 950 AM, 1050AM Just over six weeks ago, Michigan escaped with a two-point home victory over Northwestern. The Wolverines looked like a team that might have started to turn the corner, if only just barely, until the news...
Via UM Hoops
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Basketball: 3 keys to victory over Illinois

Northwestern Basketball plays Illinois on the road tonight in a must win for the Illini. Illinois is currently sitting just above the bubble as a double digit seed and with the tournament approaching every game is important. A loss at home against Northwestern could throw a wrench in their playoff plans. But the Wildcats have been on a roll recently and are looking to extend their...
Via isportsweb.com
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss to Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. – Indiana lost its sixth Big Ten road game on Wednesday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena, falling to the Northwestern Wildcats, 72-65. The loss dropped the Hoosiers to 19-10 overall and 9-7 in conference play. Here’s a look at five takeaways from the loss: · Indiana played with a lack of urgency defensively for the first […] The post Five takeaways from Indiana...
Via Inside the Hall
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern powers past Indiana 72-65

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Tre Demps scored 23 points and sparked a decisive second half run as Northwestern claimed a 72-65 Big Ten victory over Indiana on Wednesday night. Alex Olah had 17 points and 11 rebounds while Vic Law added 14 points as the Wildcats (14-14, 5-10 Big Ten) extended a winning streak to four and beat the Hoosiers for the third straight time over two seasons. Troy...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Weekly Awards: Feb. 23

It’s time for the weekly Chicago awards. Every week, The Catch and Shoot will name a Player of the Week, Freshman of the Week, Team of the Week, and Game of the Week from the six schools in the Greater Chicago Area: DePaul, Northwestern, UIC, Loyola, Chicago State and Valparaiso. Here are the awards for the past week. Player of the Week Valparaiso played only game this week, and...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern beats Penn State 60-39, Lions shoot 27 percent

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Vic Law scored 17 points, Tre Demps added 16 and Northwestern beat Penn State 60-39 on Saturday afternoon. Alex Olah added 10 points for the Wildcats (13-14, 4-10 Big Ten), who have won three straight after snapping a 10-game losing streak. Geno Thorpe scored 13 points for Penn State, which scored a season-low point total and shot a season-low 27 percent. The...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

A ticket preview for Penn State vs Northwestern basketball

D.J. Newbill tried his best to take down the Big 10 leading Wisconsin Badgers on Wednesday night. Newbill hit 13 of 21 shots, scoring 29 points with three assists and three rebounds, but the Nittany Lions couldn’t rally late and lost at home by eight points. Penn State (15-12, 3-11) finished a three game stretch of going against ranked opponents. On February 11th, Penn State fell...
Via Nittany Lions Den
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Visiting Wildcats upset Gophers, 72-66

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Bryant McIntosh scored 17 points and Northwestern hit 15 3-pointers to beat Minnesota 72-66 on Wednesday night. Tre Demps added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds for the Wildcats (12-14, 3-10 Big Ten), who have won two straight in the conference following a 10-game losing streak. Northwestern shot 43.6 percent for the game, but 47 percent on 32 3-point...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Visiting Wildcats upset Gophers, 72-66

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Bryant McIntosh scored 17 points and Northwestern hit 15 3-pointers to beat Minnesota 72-66 on Wednesday night. Tre Demps added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds for the Wildcats (12-14, 3-10 Big Ten), who have won two straight in the conference following a 10-game losing streak. Northwestern shot 43.6 percent for the game, but 47 percent on 32 3-point...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern hits 15 3s to beat Minnesota 72-66

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Bryant McIntosh scored 17 points and Northwestern hit 15 3-pointers to beat Minnesota 72-66 on Wednesday night. Tre Demps added 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds for the Wildcats (12-14, 3-10 Big Ten), who have won two straight in the conference following a 10-game losing streak. Northwestern shot 43.6 percent for the game, but 47 percent on 32 3-point...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Northwestern SS Ibraheim Campbell

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Back to evaluating safeties today. Northwestern strong safety […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Northwestern...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Spring Preview 2015: Can Fitz’s crew get over injury bug?

(Over the next few weeks we’ll be digging in to each Big Ten team as spring football gets closer to a reality) It’s an interesting time to be around the Northwestern football program, not nearly as interesting as last spring was. After all, there is no ongoing player union vote or constant media attention on everything going on off the field. Previous Previews: Illinois | Michigan...
Via Talking 10
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Weekly Awards: Feb. 16

Photo: Northwestern Athletics Player of the Week Northwestern junior Tre Demps had a terrific week on the offensive end, averaging 18 points and 2.5 assists in two games. The 6-foot-3 guard also shot 60.9 percent from the field last week. Demps was Northwestern’s only reliable scoring option in a 24-point loss to Michigan State. His offense remained strong in the Wildcats’...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern beats Iowa 66-61 in OT, snaps 10-game slide

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Bryant McIntosh scored 18 points and Northwestern ended a 10-game losing streak with a 66-61 overtime victory over Iowa after the Hawkeyes' Jarrod Uthoff nailed a 3 at the end of regulation on Sunday afternoon. Tre Demps scored 16 and Alex Olah had 11 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks for the Wildcats (11-14, 2-10). Uthoff, who scored a career-high 25 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Northwestern Basketball: Four keys to victory over Iowa

On Sunday, the Northwestern Basketball will face the Iowa Hawkeyes at 3pm Eastern at home. With March rapidly approaching and the Hawkeyes desperate to make a late season push to make the NCAA tournament or at least guarantee them a spot in the NIT postseason tournament, they plan on walking out of Evanston with an easy win. For the Wildcats, this an opportunity to get a big win...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Collins trying to rally Northwestern in second season

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) When Chris Collins was an assistant at Duke, the Blue Devils only had one season with double-digit losses. They dropped a total of 77 games in Collins' 13 years on the coaching staff at his alma mater. Now Collins is trying to rebuild Northwestern, and is facing quite the challenge for the final part of his second season with the Wildcats. Northwestern has dropped...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois set to host Northwestern in 3-game series at Soldier Field

Three games to settle an age-old debate once and for all….Saturday, Saturday, Saturday…at Soldier Field in Chicago. Yep, the Illinois Fighting Illini will move its next three home games against the Northwestern Wildcats from Memorial Stadium in Champaign to the venerable stadium up in Chicago. Finally, we’ll get a three-game series to settle the debate. Is it “Chicago’s...
Via Talking 10
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Purdue beats Northwestern 68-60

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) AJ Hammons scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Purdue beat Northwestern 68-60 on Saturday. Raphael Davis added 15 points and Jon Octeus had 14 points for the Boilermakers (14-8, 6-3 Big Ten), who have won three straight. Tre Demps and Bryant McIntosh scored 18 points apiece for the Wildcats, who have lost seven straight. Purdue took control of the...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

MBB Back for Seconds: OSU @ Northwestern

After last night’s game win at Northwestern, Ohio state is one-third through it’s Big Ten schedule for the season. The Buckeyes sit at (15-5, 4-3)  for the year. Ohio State had its all too familiar slow start, being behind 11 points with 11 minutes to play in the half. Fortunately, blistering shooting (they shot 1st half 52%% ) gave them a narrow lead at the half. The hot...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Head coach at Northwestern University Chris Collins went nucking futz last night

Head basketball coach at Northwestern University Chris Collins went insane last night.[Vine]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Collins Flips His Lid Over Missed Goaltending Call

Chris Collins completely flipped out after refs missed a goaltending call that would've benefitted his Northwestern Wildcats.
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

MBB: Russell’s 33 Points Helps Ohio State Edge Northwestern 69-67

Ohio State tried to bounce back from the dismal showing against Iowa by making  road trip to  Northwestern. Powered by a career high 33 points from D’Angelo Russell, the Buckeyes edged the Wildcats 69-67. Ohio State (15-5, 4-3) was led by D’Angelo Russell (33 pts, 7 rbs) and Sam Thompson (11 pts, 4 rbs). Russell and Shannon Scott each had 6 assists, and Jae’sean Tate contributed...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

tBBC Livechat: Northwestern

The Buckeyes will look to bounce back tonight against a very game Northwestern squad. The Wildcats have lost four straight but present a very young and hungry roster that is looking to make a statement at some point this season. The Buckeyes are coming off a grueling loss to Iowa on Saturday and are desperate to find some type of continuity. Thad Matta is also begging his squad to...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

MBB Pregame Glance: Northwestern Wildcats

This Thursday, Ohio State (14-5, 3-3) hosts Northwestern (10-8, 1-4). Back on February 18, 2009, Northwestern beat Ohio State, in Evanston, 72-69. Since then, the Buckeyes have reeled off 8 consecutive wins against the Wildcats, the most recent being last year, a 76-60 Buckeye victory in Columbus on February 18th. That win moved OSU to 21-6, 8-6 at that point in the season. Stats...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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