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Ohio State Tops Northwestern, 69-67

D’Angelo Russell scored a career-high 33 to lead the Buckeyes.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2015

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Michigan Edges Northwestern 56-54

Freshman Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman nailed a 3-pointer with less than a minute to go, giving Michigan (11-7, 4-2 Big Ten) a 56-52 lead with 1:02 left.


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Nunn Leads Illinois Past Northwestern

Kendrick Nunn had a career-high 25 points, including four straight free throws in the final 7.5 seconds.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

Northwestern coach Chris Collins. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Northwestern Wins Big Ten Opener Against Rutgers

Bryant McIntosh scored a team-high 17 points.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2014

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Northwestern Beats Northern Kentucky 76-55

Tre Demps tied a career-high with 23 points as Northwestern beat Northern Kentucky 76-55 on Saturday.



Northwestern Tops UIC, 63-46

Bryant McIntosh scored 22 points for the Wildcats.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2014

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Northwestern Rallies To Defeat W. Michigan 67-61

Tre Demps scored 17 points and Northwestern beat Western Michigan 67-61 on Saturday afternoon.


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Central Michigan Clobbers Northwestern, 80-67

Braylon Rayson scored 19 points, and Central Michigan beat Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

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No. 23 Butler Defeats Northwestern 65-56

Kellen Dunham scored 19 points to lead No. 23 Butler past Northwestern 65-56 on Saturday.


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Georgia Tech Hangs On, Beats Northwestern, 66-58

Josh Heath had 12 points on 6-for-6 shooting, including two clutch baskets in the final 2:30.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

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Northwestern Holds Off Miami (Ohio) 55-46

Alex Olah and Vic Law scored 13 points apiece as Northwestern held off Miami (Ohio) 55-46 on Tuesday, advancing to face Northern Iowa in the Cancun Challenge championship game Wednesday.


Illinois coach Tim Beckman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Wisch: Will Thomas Hold Beckman To Zook’s Standards?

Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas has a big decision awaiting this weekend.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

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Northwestern Edges North Florida, 69-67

Tre Demps scored 15 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 2.5 seconds left.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2014

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Slain Journalist James Foley Remembered At Northwestern Service

Several hundred people gathered in a chapel on campus to remember Foley, one of the journalists beheaded by Islamic extremists in Syria.


Jack Mitchell #8 of the Northwestern Wildcats celebrates after kicking the game-tying field goal against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on November 15, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Northwestern defeated Notre Dame 43-40 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern Rallies To Beat Notre Dame 43-40

Jack Mitchell kicked a 45-yard field goal with 19 seconds left to force overtime and then kicked a 41-yard field goal to give Northwestern a 43-40 victory over No. 15 Notre Dame on Saturday.


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Northwestern Rallies, Downs Houston Baptist 65-58

It took some prodding by his coaches, but after Northwestern was bullied by Houston Baptist in the first half on Friday night, the biggest man in Welsh-Ryan Arena did something about it.


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Emma: Chicago Programs On Quest To End NCAA Tournament Drought

No college program in Chicago has made the NCAA Tournament since 2004.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

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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.


Tommy Armstrong Jr. #4 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers is tackled by C.J. Robbins #90 of the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field on October 18, 2014 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Nebraska Zips Past Northwestern 38-17

Ameer Abdullah had four 1-yard touchdown runs and quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. scored on a 16-yard reception, leading No. 19 Nebraska to a 38-17 victory at Northwestern on Saturday night.


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View: Northwestern Will Wear ‘Gothic’ Uniforms Against Nebraska

This look is … interesting, to say the least.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014