Northwestern Holds Off Akron 76-74 In NITDrew 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.
Hoge: A Bubble-Blasting Butchery For NorthwesternBarring 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.
VIDEO: John Shurna After Northwestern's Loss To MinnesotaJohn 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.
Northwestern's Shurna Named To All-Big Ten First TeamMichigan 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.
Hoge: Shurna's Heave Comes Up Short, But AD Phillips Still Has HopeA 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.
Last-Second Shot Nudges Buckeyes Past Wildcats, 75-73Jared 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.
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.
Burke Leads No. 11 Michigan In OT Over NorthwesternTrey 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.
Shurna: Making The Tournament Would Be 'Incredible'For the first time in school history, the Wildcats could be dancing in the NCAA tournament.
No. 18 Hoosiers Hold Off Northwestern 71-66Cody Zeller kept Indiana in the game Wednesday night. Verdell Jones' late charge proved to be the difference.
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.
Northwestern Holds Off Illinois 74-70Northwestern'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.