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Wide receiver Christian Jones #14 of the Northwestern Wildcats rushes up the field during the second quarter against the California Golden Bears on August 31, 2013 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

No. 22 Northwestern Beats Cal 44-30 In Opener

The starting quarterback went down with a concussion on the first drive. The defense was gassed after being on the field for 99 plays.

09/01/2013

Kain Colter. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Notre Dame 14th, NU 22nd In AP Preseason Poll

Notre Dame, coming off a 42-14 loss in the BCS championship game to Alabama, is No. 14.

08/17/2013

Brian James. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Collins Adds James To Wildcats’ Coaching Staff

New Northwestern head coach Chris Collins has hired his former high school coach, Brian James, to join the Wildcats coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2013

Duke associate head coach Chris Collins celebrates the 2010 National Championship with Jon Scheyer, who he recruited to Duke from Glenbrook North. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wisch: Collins Will Heat Up The Illinois-Northwestern Rivalry

Collins’ Blue Devil blood alone is probably enough to get most Illini fans’ own boiling, but he may also elevate the rivalry in other ways both on and off the court in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

Chris Collins. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Collins On Northwestern Job: ‘Everything I Was Looking For’

Though new Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins, currently an assistant coach for Duke, claims his focus right now is winning a National Championship with the Blue Devils, he called the Wildcats job “everything I was looking for.”

CBS Chicago–03/28/2013

Duke associate head coach Chris Collins. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Collins To Northwestern Is A Done Deal

Chris Collins will indeed be the next head coach at Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

Chris Collins. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Chris Collins Has ‘The Sizzle Factor’ For Northwestern

As multiple reports Tuesday indicate Northwestern will hire Duke assistant Chris Collins as its next head coach, CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein joined 670 The Score’s Adam Hoge to talk about the potential hire.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2013

Duke associate head coach Chris Collins celebrates the 2010 National Championship with Jon Scheyer, who he recruited to Duke from Glenbrook North. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Goodman: Chris Collins Is ‘Heavy Frontrunner’ For Northwestern Job

Duke associate head coach and Illinois native Chris Collins is the heavy frontrunner to replace Bill Carmody at Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2013

Bill Carmody looks on Thursday in what was his last game at Northwestern. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bill Carmody Out At Northwestern

Bill Carmody is officially out at Northwestern, ending a 13-year run that did not include any NCAA Tournament berths.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2013

Bill Carmody looks on Thursday in what was his last game at Northwestern. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Carmody Could Be Fired, But He’s Not The Biggest Problem

The general consensus is that Carmody’s job is in the hands of Phillips right now, but a new question was raised after Thursday’s loss: Does Carmody even want to return?

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Hoge: Big Ten Tournament Day 1 Primer

A quick look at what to watch for Thursday as the Big Ten Tournament gets underway in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Bill Carmody and Chris Collins. (Photo credits: Getty Images.)

Wisch: NU Would Be Smart To Replace Bill Carmody With Chris Collins

He needs to cut the cord with Bill Carmody. Then, if NU’s AD is as smart as NU’s student body, he’ll make every effort to replace him with Duke associate head coach Chris Collins, a prodigal North Shore son who would fit Evanston like a winter glove.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2013

Members of the Orange Krush sit near the top of Welsh-Ryan Arena after posing as Northwestern fans. (Photo by Craig Pessman.)

Wisch: My Orange Krush Adventure To Evanston

I can thank 150 of my new friends in the Orange Krush, the University of Illinois’ famous student basketball cheering section that’s become infamous throughout the Big Ten for hijacking the opposition’s stadiums.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2013

Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines drives between Jared Swopshire #12 and Dave Sobolewski #3 of the Northwestern Wildcats at Welsh-Ryan Arena on January 3, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern To Experiment With New Ticket Pricing For Basketball

Northwestern University basketball will try out “Purple Pricing,” designed by economics professor Jeffrey Ely to increase revenue and fairness, and also decrease the number of empty seats at low-interest games.

02/13/2013

Jared Swopshire. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Swopshire Latest Wildcat Lost For Season

Jared Swopshire’s collegiate career came to a premature end Tuesday when the Northwestern senior guard had to have arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

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

Iowa Beats Northwestern 71-57

Devyn Marble broke a lengthy slump with 21 points and Iowa beat Northwestern 71-57 on Saturday to snap a two-game losing streak.

02/09/2013

The Wrigley Field marquee was painted purple for Northwestern in 2010. (CBS Chicago)

Northwestern-Cubs Deal Includes 5 Football Games

The Chicago Cubs and Northwestern University announced what they are calling an “innovative, multi-year event and reciprocal marketing partnership” Tuesday that will include five Wildcats football games at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2013

Dave Sobolewski #3 of the Northwestern Wildcats loses the ball between Jon Horford #15 and Trey Burke #3 of the Michigan Wolverines during the first half at Crisler Center on January 30, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Top-Ranked Michigan Rolls Past Northwestern 68-46

Northwestern needed a nearly flawless performance to have a chance of upsetting top-ranked Michigan. Instead, it was the Wolverines who opened up a comfortable lead with a stellar display of shooting at the outset.

01/30/2013

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

Northwestern Beats No. 12 Minnesota 55-48

Jared Swopshire scored 16 points to lead Northwestern to a 55-48 victory over No. 12 Minnesota on Wednesday night.

01/23/2013

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

Zeller Leads Indiana Past Northwestern, 67-59

Cody Zeller had 21 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 2 Indiana beat Northwestern 67-59 Sunday.

01/20/2013

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