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Indiana v Northwestern

Report: Michigan Looking At Northwestern AD Jim Phillips

The University of Michigan is looking at Northwestern’s Jim Phillips to fill its athletic director vacancy, according to a report by ESPN.

11/01/2014

Northwestern's Ryan Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Northwestern’s Phillips Envisions Alternative To Unionization

Northwestern AD Jim Phillips will soon find himself at the forefront of a controversial issue.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern AD Jim Phillips: Collective Bargaining ‘Not The Appropriate Method’

Jim Phillips has responded to the movement made by Northwestern student athletes to unionize.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Tim Beckman. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Wisch: Picking ‘Naming Rights’ For Big Ten Coaches

To show I’m not just blowing smoke, here are some other suggested sponsors for a few of the Big Ten basketball and football coaches:

670 The Score–10/08/2013

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

Northwestern Sells Naming Rights To AD’s Job

Everything is for sale.

670 The Score–10/07/2013

Chris Collins. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Collins Can’t Do It Alone And Northwestern Knows It

Chris Collins was introduced as Northwestern’s 24th head men’s basketball coach Tuesday. But that may have been the second most important development inside Welsh-Ryan Arena.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

Chris Collins. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Collins A Risk For Northwestern

Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

Bill Carmody looks on Thursday in what was his last game at Northwestern. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bill Carmody Out At Northwestern

Bill Carmody is officially out at Northwestern, ending a 13-year run that did not include any NCAA Tournament berths.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2013

Bill Carmody looks on Thursday in what was his last game at Northwestern. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Carmody Could Be Fired, But He’s Not The Biggest Problem

The general consensus is that Carmody’s job is in the hands of Phillips right now, but a new question was raised after Thursday’s loss: Does Carmody even want to return?

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Bill Carmody and Chris Collins. (Photo credits: Getty Images.)

Wisch: NU Would Be Smart To Replace Bill Carmody With Chris Collins

He needs to cut the cord with Bill Carmody. Then, if NU’s AD is as smart as NU’s student body, he’ll make every effort to replace him with Duke associate head coach Chris Collins, a prodigal North Shore son who would fit Evanston like a winter glove.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2013

The Wrigley Field marquee was painted purple for Northwestern in 2010. (CBS Chicago)

Northwestern-Cubs Deal Includes 5 Football Games

The Chicago Cubs and Northwestern University announced what they are calling an “innovative, multi-year event and reciprocal marketing partnership” Tuesday that will include five Wildcats football games at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2013

Bill Carmody

Wisch: How Much Longer Can Carmody Last At Northwestern?

With no games scheduled until Monday, the Northwestern basketball team is taking a break this week. But here in the meantime, what I’m wondering is if the Northwestern basketball program will ever decide to break away from coach Bill Carmody.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2012

Northwestern Athletic Facility

Northwestern Trustees Approve Gleaming New Athletic Facility

Trustees at Northwestern University have voted in favor of a massive new multipurpose athletic facility on Lake Michigan, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagles Expected To Stay In Forest Preserve

Bald eagles have returned to a Cook County Forest Preserve south of Chicago for the first time in 100 years.

WBBM Newsradio–09/04/2012

Mike Thompson and Bill Carmody

Phillips On Northwestern: ‘I’m Not Satisfied’

Northwestern has since decided to retain Carmody, and athletic director Jim Phillips said expectations have never been higher for the Wildcats.

670 The Score–03/23/2012

Bill Carmody. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bill Carmody To Return As Northwestern’s Head Coach

Carmody led the Wildcats to their fourth straight NIT this season, but came under fire when the team failed in a number of chances to secure the school’s first ever NCAA Tournament berth.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Duke associate head coach Chris Collins. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: Duke’s Collins Would Take Northwestern Job

Duke associate head coach Chris Collins reportedly prefers the Northwestern job over the Illinois job.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Bill Carmody

Wisch: Enough Excuses, It’s Time For NU To Let Carmody Go

After 12 years, you can’t say that Carmody hasn’t had his chance in Evanston. He has.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

John Shurna. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Shurna’s Heave Comes Up Short, But AD Phillips Still Has Hope

A 22-ounce basketball never carried so much weight for a program that desperately needed it to find its way inside the 18-inch diameter of the rim.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

Jim Delany (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Big Ten Open To 4-Team Playoff

Conference commissioner Jim Delany has long been pegged as the highest-profile figurehead in opposition to a college football playoff, but it appears the Big Ten is changing its tune.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

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