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The new and improved Alex Olah

  EVANSTON-It is definitely a new year, a new day, and a new era for the Northwestern Wildcats men's basketball program. Head coach Chris Collins promised improvement in year two, and even though we're only a week into the season, so far improvement is exactly what we've seen. Northwestern is 2-0 to start the season for the first time since the 2012-2013 campaign when they began the season at 5-0. They ...

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DePaul wins shootout over UIC to open the season

  LINCOLN PARK- It wasn't pretty but the DePaul Blue Demons (1-0) opened the 2014-2015 season with a victory. Thanks to a game-winning three-point jumper by Demons sophomore guard Billy Garrett Jr. (12 points, 6-of-12 field goals) with 6.5 seconds remaining, DePaul got past the Illinois-Chicago Flames (0-1) Friday night 72-71. At first it seemed that the Blue Demons would cruise to victory. They opened ...

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Northwestern senior linebacker Collin Ellis retires due to multiple concussions

Northwestern's senior linebacker and team captain Collin Ellis retired from football Monday after suffering multiple concussions through the season according to BIGTENNATION. Ellis was a redshirt senior this season. The 6'2 235 lb linebacker from The Dunham School recorded 33 tackles for the season, averaging 7.2 tackles per game, which is second on the team. Ellis recorded his career-high in tackles in the ...

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NIU dominates in exhibition game against Roosevelt

  DE KALB- Every college basketball team plays an exhibition game or two before the start of the regular season, and the Northern Illinois Huskies are no different. But it's not often that NIU dominates the way the did against Roosevelt on Saturday night. As the Huskies cruised to a 71-44 victory, they did it with suffocating defense and just enough offense. In the first half, Northern held the Lakers ...

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Northwestern rallies, fall to Michigan late 10 to 9

EVANSTON, Ill. The Northwestern Wildcats WR Kyle Prater hauled in eight receptions for 86-yards for the Big Cats as they lose to Michigan 10-9 after quarterback Trevor Siemian slipped and fell on a two-point conversion play in the final seconds of the game down by one. Siemian finished throwing 32 of 50 for 273 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions against the Wolverines. Siemian had just thrown his lone ...

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JerShon Cobb Is Healthy and Ready To Go

EVANSTON- Out of the many problems that the Northwestern Wildcats basketball program had last season, injuries was one of the most prevalent. One of the injuries that hit this team the hardest was the season-ending foot injury sustained by NU senior guard JerShon Cobb. The injury couldn't have come at a worse time. It came in late February as the Cats' were just four games under .500 and looking to put toge ...

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Chicago Is Ready For Another Season of College Basketball

  DOWNTOWN- It's become an annual fall tradition in the Windy City, one that has lasted for over a decade. The 2014 Chicago College Basketball Tipoff Luncheon took place at Maggiano's Little Italy in Downtown Chicago on Monday.... It's an event where the coaches -and occasionally players and administrators- from Northwestern, Loyola, DePaul, UIC, and Chicago State gather with the media and other dignit ...

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Northwestern Wildcats 14-15 basketball Schedule (Men’s)

Below is the full schedule of the 2014-15 Northwestern Wildcats Men's basketball team. This is going to be a more improved season although the team is without their leading scorer this year in Drew Crawford, who graduated last season. Sat., Oct. 18 Open Scrimmage Evanston, Ill. 2:30 p.m. CT Fri., Nov. 7 vs. McKendree  TV Evanston, Ill. 7:00 p.m. CT Fri., Nov. 14 vs. Houston Baptist TV Evanston, Ill. 7:00 p. ...

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After sitting out season, Starks is ready to lead the Illini

Big things can come in small packages. Just ask Tracy Abrams. The fearless three-year starting point guard for the Illini has been an impact player despite his underwhelming build. Abrams, who is generously listed at 6-foot-2 (believe me, I’d be surprised if he’s even 6-foot-0), has earned the reputation of being one the better guards in the Big Ten. Just as Abrams was about to enter this season as Illinois ...

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The Savior of the Spartans: Michigan State will live or die by Branden Dawson

Branden Dawson’s junior season didn’t exactly go as planned. Last season, Michigan State got off to an 18-1 start led by the experienced core of Keith Appling, Adreian Payne and Dawson. With the Spartans sitting at No. 3 in the nation, it looked like coach Tom Izzo had himself another title contender. Soon injuries would pile up to the Spartan’s Big 3 and a shift in momentum was in store. Payne missed time ...

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