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  • Long list of candidates if NU cans Carmody

    Long list of candidates if NU cans Carmody
    Bill Carmody has elevated Northwestern basketball from Point C to Point B. Or is it Z to B? He took over after Kevin O'Neill's 1999-2000 misfits went 5-25. The point guard, Collier Drayton, was legally blind in one eye. Two years later, Carmody's crew...
  • NU adds tallest player in school history

    NU adds tallest player in school history
    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...
  • Northwestern athletic director did what he had to do

    Northwestern athletic director did what he had to do
    Jim Phillips began the toughest day of his tenure as Northwestern athletic director at 8 a.m. Saturday by telling the father of his son's seventh-grade basketball coach how much he respected him. The meeting with Bill Carmody lasted long enough to...
  • Academics at crux of Cobb suspension

    Academics at crux of Cobb suspension
    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...
  • NU adds intriguing hoops walk-on

    NU adds intriguing hoops walk-on
    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...
  • NU's Shurna works out for Bulls, lights it up for Bucks

    NU's Shurna works out for Bulls, lights it up for Bucks
    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...
  • Highly rated point guard commits to Northwestern

    Highly rated point guard commits to Northwestern
    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...
  • NU hoops slate features home dates with UIC, Stanford, Butler

    NU hoops slate features home dates with UIC, Stanford, Butler
    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...
  • Hardy to remain at Northwestern

    Hardy to remain at Northwestern
    After winning Tuesday’s news conference, Chris Collins no doubt believes he improved to 2-for-2 on Friday by retaining Tavaras Hardy. Northwestern’s longtime assistant is the program’s strongest link to Drew Crawford, who continues...
  • Teel Time: Game in Philadelphia returns Duke's Collins to boyhood home

    Duke’s NCAA tournament Friday against Albany returns Blue Devils associate head coach Chris Collins to his boyhood home. Collins’ father, Doug, coaches the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and played for the team from 1973-81. Chris was born...
  • Chris Collins accepts NU challenge

    Chris Collins accepts NU challenge
    Chris Collins dined in the Chicago area Wednesday with Northwestern President Morton Schapiro, sources told the Tribune. Here's guessing they raised a glass and spoke of their sweet expectations -- to end the Wildcats' 75-year run of missing the NCAA...
  • Collins can benefit from Fitzgerald's experience

    Collins can benefit from Fitzgerald's experience
    Chris Collins and Pat Fitzgerald both grew up as sports stars in suburban Chicago. Both Collins and Fitzgerald are 38 and born in 1974 — Collins eight months earlier in April. Both enthusiastically view each day as an opportunity to improve and...