| Apr 15, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Playing in the NBA apparently no longer seems so incomprehensible to John Shurna.
Shurna has requested an evaluation from the NBA underclassmen advisory panel and expects to hear back by early next week. He will then meet with Northwestern coach Bill...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:00 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
5:09 a.m. All morning long, Greg Jarrett broadcasts from Eloise Chicago in Vernon Hills as part of the Hometown Voices Tour.
6:09 a.m. David Kaplan reports the latest on Theo Epstein possibly coming to the Cubs.
| May 20, 2011
| 8:11 AM
At the recently concluded Big Ten meetings, commissioner Jim Delany mentioned an interesting discussion that had taken place among basketball coaches: To avoid getting overshadowed by football, should the conference slate begin in early December, rather...
| May 8, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Northwestern's John Shurna will return for his senior season, as expected. There was some talk that Shurna had performed well enough Saturday at an invitation-only workout organized by the Nets to be considered as a second-round draft pick, but the star...
| May 9, 2011
| 4:29 AM
Eight days ago I wrote a print column on the unprecedented turnover – seven changes in the last three offseasons -- among ACC basketball coaches. Little did anyone know that the biggest boot had yet to drop.
Maryland’s Gary Williams, he of...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Keith Appling still felt like a freshman but didn't play like one in another Michigan State comeback Saturday.
Appling scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer and two key free throws, as the Spartans rallied for a 71-67 win over Northwestern,...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:16 AM
The 100 Northwestern fans who made up the sold-out crowd at Ditka’s Restaurant for the school's Coaches Caravan took it easy on athletic director Jim Phillips.
None made him squirm by asking about his contract status. The Tribune reported Sunday...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:14 PM
It’s no wonder JerShon Cobb struggled in last season’s final month. Northwestern's freshman swingman was playing with a torn labrum in his left hip that required surgery in April.
“I couldn’t play like I wanted to,” Cobb...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Northwestern’s hunt for a reliable third scorer has no end in sight.
The Wildcats expected JerShon Cobb to fill that role, but he has not suited up since Jan. 4 and coach Bill Carmody said he has not practiced “in forever.”
| Feb 6, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Don't believe the standings.
In coach Bill Carmody's mind, his Northwestern team is undefeated.
"I told our guys: 'It's the beginning of the second half, and we are 1-0,'" Carmody said, taking a page from Bears coach Lovie Smith.
| 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...