There’s NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn’t have been whispered two weeks ago.
Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.
Illinois State fell hard to Stanford in the NIT Monday night, in what Stanford’s Aaron Bright thought was one of the craziest games in which he has been involved.
Terrence Ross scored a career-high 32 points and top-seeded Washington beat fourth-seeded Northwestern 76-55 on Friday night in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament.
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.
In an interview on The Mully & Hanley Show on 670 The Score, Thomas simply said he had no comment, after Izzo ripped him Friday at the Big Ten Tournament.
Washington State’s Klay Thompson hit a key jumper, made two free throws and got two important rebounds in overtime, and thus, Northwestern lost to the Cougars 69-66 on Wednesday night.
The Wildcats, moving forward in the NIT, are the last college basketball team standing in Chicago. CBS 2′s Megan Mawicke talks with the coach and players.