Articles Tagged ‘Northwestern’

Big Ten’s Pre-Christmas Breakdown

You want a laugh, find a copy of Bill Cosby’s “Himself” DVD. You want a chuckle, look at this season’s preseason prognostications, one month later. Before Kentucky’s Billy Gillispie came out for Kentucky’s Midnight Madness and tried to secure a dozen letters of intent from 8th graders in the crowd and before Tom Izzo turned… more »

Big Ten Tournament Preview

Regardless of what happens in Indianapolis at this week’s Big Ten Tournament, Wisconsin, Purdue, Indiana and Wisconsin all are dancing. One team – Ohio State – still has realistic dreams of a landing on the right side of the Selection Sunday bubble. That makes this year’s Big Ten Tournament a little mundane, but there are… more »

On Point: Know Your Opponents

When analyzing matchups, experts tend to look at the obvious: rankings, star players, and big-name coaches. All of these play a factor, but sometimes a win just comes down to knowing your opponent. How does the opposition score? From the foul line? Mid-range jumpers? Three-pointers? And, almost as important, where are your team’s defensive weaknesses?… more »

Northwestern Preview

2006-2007 Record: 13-18 (2-14) T-10th Postseason Games: 3/8/2007 Michigan State Big Ten Tournament L 62-57 Returning Statistical Leaders: 13.4 ppg – Kevin Coble 5.2 rpg – Kevin Coble 2.0 apg – Craig Moore Starting Lineup: Key Stat: C Kevin Coble 6’8 So. Expected to be best Wildcat in history PF Jeff Ryan 6’6 So. 46.8… more »

Northwestern at Virginia

Northwestern (1-3) has won just once in four tries this season and the Wildcats will be one-for-five after visiting Charlottesville, Virginia. They beat Benedictine by 32, but in their other two home games the Wildcats lost to Stanford by 11 and most recently got bounced 73-67 by Brown. Virginia, arguably, is better than all of… more »

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