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

Northwestern Holds Off Akron 76-74 In NIT

Drew Crawford scored 27 points, John Shurna added 23 and Northwestern held off Akron 76-74 on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.

03/13/2012

Bill Carmody covers his head during the first round of the NCAA Tournament. (Getty Images)

Hoge: A Bubble-Blasting ­­­­Butchery For Northwestern

Barring a collective sympathy vote by the NCAA Selection Tournament Committee, the Wildcats will likely be – and should be – on the outside looking in on Selection Sunday.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

John Shurna grabs a rebound during the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

VIDEO: John Shurna After Northwestern’s Loss To Minnesota

John Shurna met with the media in the locker room and talked about whether or not he thinks the Wildcats still have a shot at the NCAA Tournament.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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Northwestern’s Shurna Named To All-Big Ten First Team

Michigan State’s Draymond Green has been chosen as player of the year in the Big Ten, while Northwestern’s John Shurna, conference scoring leader, made the first team for both coaches and the media.

03/05/2012

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

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

Last-Second Shot Nudges Buckeyes Past Wildcats, 75-73

Jared Sullinger banked in a turnaround shot with 3.1 seconds left Wednesday night and No. 10 Ohio State recovered after squandering a 13-point second-half lead to beat Northwestern 75-73.

02/29/2012

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

Shurna Lifts Northwestern Over Penn State 67-66

John Shurna made two free throws with 2.6 seconds left to give Northwestern a 67-66 win over Penn State on Saturday night.

02/26/2012

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

Burke Leads No. 11 Michigan In OT Over Northwestern

Trey Burke, Zack Novak and Stu Douglass hit 3-pointers to start overtime Tuesday night and No. 11 Michigan beat Northwestern 67-55 for its fourth straight victory.

02/21/2012

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Shurna: Making The Tournament Would Be ‘Incredible’

For the first time in school history, the Wildcats could be dancing in the NCAA tournament.

670 The Score–02/17/2012

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

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Carmody: Northwestern’s Unselfishness Is Key To Success

After big wins against Big Ten rivals Illinois and Iowa, the Northwestern basketball program is starting to make some noise around the NCAA.

670 The Score–02/10/2012

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

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Sixth-Ranked Spartans Fall To Northwestern 81-74

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo fretted during practice that some of his younger players would have a difficult time adjusting to the tempo and unique style of Northwestern’s offense.

01/14/2012

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

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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

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

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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

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