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Tom Pritchard #25 of the Indiana Hoosiers grabs a rebound during the Big Ten Conference game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Assembly Hall on February 15, 2012 in Bloomington, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

No. 18 Hoosiers Hold Off Northwestern 71-66

Cody Zeller kept Indiana in the game Wednesday night. Verdell Jones’ late charge proved to be the difference.

02/15/2012

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Holds Off Illinois 74-70

Northwestern’s formula for Sunday’s 74-70 win against Illinois was a familiar one: stick to a guard-heavy six-man rotation, and hit open shots.

02/05/2012

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Hummel, Purdue Tip Northwestern 58-56

Robbie Hummel hit a baseline jumper with 12 seconds to play as Purdue claimed a 58-56 victory over Northwestern on Saturday.

01/28/2012

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Minnesota Cruises Past Northwestern 75-52

Rodney Williams had 11 points and four steals and flustered the Big Ten’s leading scorer to help Minnesota to its third straight win, 75-52 over Northwestern on Sunday.

01/22/2012

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Taylor, Wisconsin Charge Past Northwestern 77-57

Jordan Taylor scored nine of his 15 points during a 17-2 run early in the second half, hitting three 3-pointers in a 1:38 span, to lead Wisconsin to a 77-57 rout of Northwestern on Wednesday night.

01/18/2012

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

No. 13 Michigan Edges Northwestern 66-64 In OT

Trey Burke scored 19 points — including Michigan’s last eight of overtime — to help the 13th-ranked Wolverines hold off Northwestern 66-64 on Wednesday night.

01/11/2012

Bruce Weber

Illinois Rallies, Holds On Vs. Northwestern 57-56

Myke Henry made one of two free throws with 6 seconds left and Meyers Leonard blocked a shot just before the buzzer as Illinois pulled out a 57-56 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night.

01/04/2012

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Northwestern Defeats Penn State 68-56

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Drew Crawford scored 21 points Sunday night, reaching the 1,000-point milestone for his Northwestern career, and the Wildcats snapped a two-game losing streak with a 68-56 victory over Penn State. Crawford, […]

01/01/2012

William Buford #44 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dishes off the ball to Deshaun Thomas #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes against the Northwestern Wildcats in the first half on December 28, 2011 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

No. 2 Ohio State Beats Northwestern 87-54

William Buford had career-highs of 28 points and five 3-pointers as No. 2 Ohio State showed off its perimeter shooting in an 87-54 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.

12/28/2011

John Shurna

Shurna, Northwestern Top Georgia Tech, 76-60

John Shurna, the Big Ten’s leading scorer, had 25 points to lead Northwestern past Georgia Tech 76-60 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

11/29/2011

John Shurna

Northwestern Stays Undefeated, Beats Stony Brook 63-58

John Shurna scored 20 points and freshman Dave Sobolewski added 16 as Northwestern remained undefeated with a 63-58 victory over Stony Brook on Friday.

11/25/2011

Bill Carmody

Northwestern Beats Seton Hall To Win Charleston Classic

Northwestern showed experience, depth and poise to earn itself a tournament title at the Charleston Classic. Does that mean the Wildcats are ready to reach a much more important tournament come March?

CBS Chicago–11/20/2011

Michael Thompson of Northwestern basketball.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Crawford Scores 28 In Northwestern’s 69-65 Win

Drew Crawford scored 28 points and John Shurna had a critical three-point play down the stretch to lead Northwestern into the Charleston Classic championship game with a 69-65 victory over Tulsa on Friday.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

John Shurna

Northwestern Beats Texas-Pan American 60-36

John Shurna scored a 15 points and Luka Mirkovic added 12 to lead Northwestern to a 60-36 season-opening victory over Texas-Pan American on Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2011

Minnesota v Northwestern

Northwestern Buries Golden Gophers

The Northwestern Wildcats dominated Minnesota Thursday during the opening game of the Big Ten tournament. The Wildcats only held a two point lead at the break, but exploded to finish the game with a ten point lead.

03/10/2011

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Wildcats Hold Off Illini For 71-70 Win

The Northwestern Wildcats snapped a three-game losing streak, taking a big early lead over Illinois and then holding on for a narrow victory in Evanston on Saturday.

02/05/2011

John Shurna

Northwestern Falls To Minnesota

After leading the Minnesota Golden Gophers by one point after the first half, the Northwestern Wildcats knew they would have a tough game to finish. Minnesota exploded in the second half and dominated Northwestern, giving […]

01/26/2011

Northwestern Blows Past SIU Edwardsville

The Northwestern Wildcats tamed the SIU Edwardsville Cougars Thursday night and made it look easy. The first half ended with the Wildcats leading 55-25 and the Cougars could only score another 30 points by the game’s end.

01/20/2011

Davide Curletti

Northwestern Falls To Michigan St In OT

This was Michigan State’s second straight game they won in overtime. The four point deficit broke Northwestern’s win streak.

01/15/2011

JerShon Cobb

Wildcats Pounce On Hawkeyes Early For Win

The Northwestern Wildcats didn’t hold anything back when they took on the Iowa Hawkeyes Wednesday. The Wildcats earned a second straight win while giving the Hawkeyes their fourth straight loss.

01/12/2011

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