| May 14, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Maryland men's basketball team will travel to Northwestern for the 14th annual ACC/Big 10 Challenge.
The Terps and Wildcats have met just once before, with Northwestern winning 66-62 on Dec. 6, 1958. The 2012 matchup is scheduled for Nov. 27....
| Nov 10, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An updated look at NBA free agents. Who has signed, who is still available, who has become available:
Best of who is left: Kenyon Martin, Josh Howard, Derek Fisher, Chris Andersen, Mickael Pietrus, Mehmet Okur (retired), Maurice Evans, Ryan Gomes,...
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Northwestern coach Bill Carmody shed his jacket with about three minutes to play. By then, most NU fans had bitten their nails off completely.
It was a classic, grind-it-out Big Ten slugfest that could not be decided without overtime. And the extra...
| 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 26, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Kyle Prater stood before his new teammates after practice Monday to take part in a Northwestern football ritual.
He began: “My name is K.P. …”
And with that, the Wildcats started cackling.
Protocol demands that new players, usually...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Former Northwestern star John Shurna has signed with the Knicks, Chicago-based agent Mark Bartelstein told the Tribune. The New York Times reported that it’s a one-year, partially guaranteed contract.
Shurna led the Big Ten in scoring last season...