John Shurna

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.


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

Shurna Has Career High In Northwestern’s 88-82 Win

John Shurna scored a career-high 37 points, and Dave Sobelewski hit a critical 3-pointer in the final minute to lead Northwestern to an 88-82 victory over LSU at the Charleston Classic on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

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

John Shurna

Shurna To Return To Northwestern After Flirting With NBA Draft

John Shurna, Northwestern’s leading scorer, will return to the school after briefly testing the waters of the NBA Draft.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

JerShon Cobb

Wildcats Move On To NIT Quarterfinals

John Shurna scored 20 points with nine rebounds and Michael Thompson had 22 points and six assists as Northwestern beat Boston College 85-67 on Saturday to advance to the NIT quarterfinals for the first time.


Michael Thompson

Northwestern Hangs On, Knocks Off Milwaukee

Northwestern had an incredible start against the Milwaukee Panthers in the NIT tournament. The Wildcats kept Milwaukee scoreless for almost ten minutes in the first half before winning. The Wildcats move on to face Boston College next.


Jared Sullinger #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes drives inside against Alex Marcotullio #4, Luka Mirkovic #12 and John Shurna #24 of the Northwestern Wildcats during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament.  (Credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Wildcats’ Upset Bid Falls Short

The only chance the Northwestern Wildcats had of making the NCAA Tournament was to win the Big Ten Tournament, and for a while it looked like that might happen.


Michael Thompson, Jordan Hulls

Northwestern Shuts Down Indiana

The Northwestern Wildcats started strong to defeat Indiana. The Hoosiers were keeping up in the second half, but couldn’t top the Wildcats.


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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.


David Lighty, Michael Thompson

Northwestern Comes Close, Loses To No. 1 Ohio State

Northwestern had an opportunity to beat a number one ranked team and give Ohio State their first loss. The Wildcats tied the game in the final minute and a half, but the Buckeyes took the lead in the final three seconds.


John Shurna

Northwestern’s Top Scorer Out VS Ohio

John Shurna, Northwestern’s leading scorer, was held out of Saturday’s game against top-ranked Ohio State because of a concussion.


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 […]


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.


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.


John Shurna, Jeremiah Rivers

Northwestern Ends Losing Streak

(WSCR) – The Northwestern Wildcats  ended a three-game losing streak when they faced the Indiana Hoosiers Sunday. The Wildcats were ahead 12 points in after the first half while both teams scored 53 points during […]


Demetri McCamey

Illinois Earns Third Straight Win

Northwestern didn’t have a chance when they took the court against Illinois. The Fighting Illini took a 23 point lead at the half. The Wildcats put up a second half fight, but were too far behind for a comeback.


John Shurna

Boilermakers Too Much For Wildcats

After getting off to a great start, the Northwestern Wildcats have stumbled as Big Ten play begins.


Danny Thompson

Wildcats Add Another To MSM Losing Streak

Northwestern wasn’t phased by their only loss of the season Tuesday. When the Wildcats faced Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers Thursday, Northwestern toppled MSM 70-47, making it look easy.