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: Drew Crawford After Northwestern's Loss To MinnesotaAfter Northwestern's 75-68 to Minnesota Thursday, Drew Crawford met with the media in the locker room.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hummel, Purdue Tip Northwestern 58-56Robbie Hummel hit a baseline jumper with 12 seconds to play as Purdue claimed a 58-56 victory over Northwestern on Saturday.
Minnesota Cruises Past Northwestern 75-52Rodney Williams had 11 points and four steals and flustered the Big Ten's leading scorer to help Minnesota to its third straight win, 75-52 over Northwestern on Sunday.
Taylor, Wisconsin Charge Past Northwestern 77-57Jordan Taylor scored nine of his 15 points during a 17-2 run early in the second half, hitting three 3-pointers in a 1:38 span, to lead Wisconsin to a 77-57 rout of Northwestern on Wednesday night.
No. 13 Michigan Edges Northwestern 66-64 In OTTrey Burke scored 19 points -- including Michigan's last eight of overtime -- to help the 13th-ranked Wolverines hold off Northwestern 66-64 on Wednesday night.
Illinois Rallies, Holds On Vs. Northwestern 57-56Myke Henry made one of two free throws with 6 seconds left and Meyers Leonard blocked a shot just before the buzzer as Illinois pulled out a 57-56 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night.
Northwestern Defeats Penn State 68-56
No. 2 Ohio State Beats Northwestern 87-54William Buford had career-highs of 28 points and five 3-pointers as No. 2 Ohio State showed off its perimeter shooting in an 87-54 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Shurna, Northwestern Top Georgia Tech, 76-60John Shurna, the Big Ten's leading scorer, had 25 points to lead Northwestern past Georgia Tech 76-60 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.