| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:06 AM
It’s official: Northwestern has signed point guard Jaren Sina and swingman Nate Taphorn for the 2013-14 season. The New Jersey-bred Sina is listed at 6-foot-2, 192 pounds and Taphorn, from downstate Pekin, is 6-7 and 190 pounds.
NU coach Bill...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Academic issues were the main reason Northwestern suspended JerShon Cobb for the 2012-13 season, the Tribune has learned.
Subpar grades left Cobb ineligible for the fall quarter. And the talented swingman continues to struggle with left hip tendinitis...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Northwestern has added even more size to its basketball program by landing preferred walk-on Aaron Liberman.
Liberman is a 6-foot-10, 215-pound forward/center from Los Angeles who last year played and studied abroad in Israel. He plays with a yarmulke...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Northwestern will have just three chances to notch road/neutral-court non-conference victories next season.
Coach Bill Carmody's Wildcats will take on Baylor in Waco, Texas, on Dec. 4 and two yet-to-be-determined opponents in the South Padre Island...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Northwestern hoops got a major boost Monday when Jaren Sina, a four-star point guard from New Jersey, verbally committed.
ESPN rates him as the nation’s 75th-best rising senior and Scout.com has him 82nd, making him perhaps the top recruit of the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Ask John Shurna where he’s living these days, and the Glen Ellyn native will reply, “The airport.”
Northwestern’s all-time leading scorer will have worked out for 13 teams by Thursday’s NBA draft. He missed graduation to...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Chier Ajou’s commitment went from verbal to written Wednesday, meaning that the 7-foot-2 Ajou will become the tallest player in Northwestern history.
The school hopes he can suit up this season, but the native of South Sudan (his name is pronounced...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Northwestern returned to Evanston from its NIT loss at Washington early Saturday morning.
As of Wednesday afternoon, NU athletic director Jim Phillips had yet to complete his evaluation of basketball coach Bill Carmody. Phillips declined comment again...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:22 AM
I like Bill Carmody. Classy guy. Well-spoken. Smart basketball man.
I think Northwestern is a cute little sports story. Look at those brainiacs go out to recess and try to play with actual athletes. So cute that you want to pet them.
Beyond that, forget...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips has declined to return text messages. And a team spokesman said coach Bill Carmody is “unavailable” for interviews Monday. It certainly makes you wonder whether Carmody is being told that his time at...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:30 AM
This is the time of the year when everyone can channel their inner Dick Vitale. Just make sure not to startle your co-workers if you start yelling, "Awesome, baby!"
Everyone in the entire country, starting on Selection Sunday when the NCAA Tournament...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Northwestern’s Bill Carmody is a basketball coach, not a lawyer. So he won’t lobby the NCAA tournament selection committee on behalf of his team.
“The stats are out there,” he said Monday on the Big Ten’s weekly conference...