NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Northwestern G Sobolewski out for Illini

Northwestern guard Dave Sobolewski will miss Sunday night's game with against No. 23 Illinois with a concussion. A junior, Sobolewski, who was injured in practice, is Northwestern's primary ball-handler and is averaging 7.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game. He hasn't scored in double figures since the Wildcats beat Gardner-Webb on Nov. 25, when he had 10...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chier Ajou to transfer from Northwestern

Redshirt freshman center Chier Ajou will transfer from Northwestern, giving Chris Collins room to operate on the transfer market.
Via northwestern.scout.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Turner Transfers From Northwestern

Photo: AP | Paul Beaty After taking a leave of absence from the team in September, Northwestern forward Mike Turner decided to leave the program and transfer, the school announced Saturday morning. Turner appeared in all 32 games last season for Northwestern, averaging 1.9 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 1.8 assists. The general speculation was that Turner would decide to transfer after...
Via The Catch and Shoot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Crawford, Wildcats cruise by Delta Devils

Drew Crawford and a cast of Wildcats saw great success on offense, earning a confidence-boosting 86-64 win over Mississippi Valley State.
Via northwestern.scout.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Olah lifts Northwestern to comfortable win

Alex Olah scored 18 points, and the Wildcats turned a solid second half into a comfortable victory against Gardner-Webb.
Via northwestern.scout.com
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Cobb's runner lifts Northwestern past IUPUI 63-61

JerShon Cobb hit a running pull-up in the lane with 2.3 seconds left to give Northwestern a 63-61 comeback victory over IUPUI Friday night. Northwestern took a 59-55 lead with 2:29 left on three Sobolewski free throws, but IUPUI rallied and tied the score on a pair of Patton free throws with 20 seconds left, setting the stage for Cobb's heroics. Cobb got the ball on the left...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Northwestern basketball walk-on given scholarship in front of team

Tweet College walk-ons usually are nothing more than practice players with the occasional one getting a scholarship here and there, and usually when they get a scholarship it’s done in the coach’s office. Northwestern first year head coach Chris Collins took it a step further, awarding walk-on James Montgomery III for his hard work with...
Via Los That Sports Blog
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Oh crap, a 1-3-1 zone. WHAT DO WE DO?!

Here comes a rant. It’s become a disgusting, overplayed annoying record. It’s like being trapped in the middle of nowhere with one radio station and no iPod. And the radio is playing crap you don’t want to hear, but you can’t turn it off. And your gas tank is running low and you don’t have [...]
Via From The Barn
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers hit the road to Northwestern to get back on track

It may be a bit early for such grand pronouncements, but the Golden Gophers Big Ten season has reached a crossroads. We know they can not beat teams ranked #5 on home, road, or neutral floors. We also don't know where the Gophers sit in the Big Ten pecking order. Losing to highly ranked teams is fine if there is consistent effort and the game is close throughout. Unfortunately...
Via From The Barn
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers hope to maintain momentum against Northwestern.

After starting the Big Ten season in grand style with a reality claiming victory over the Michigan State Spartans, the Golden Gophers end the first week of the conference season against the injury riddled Northwestern Wildcats. After a couple surprising losses by some of the Big Ten's best, a win would go a long way towards establishing the Gophers as one best teams in the conference...
Via From The Barn
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jared Swopshire Fitting In Nicely With Northwestern

Former Cardinal Jared Swopshire is fitting nicely with his new team.  The Northwestern Wildcats are off to a 3-0 start for the first time in over a decade. This is obviously the Swop effect, no? In three games this season, Swop is averaging 11.7 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. He had a career high performance last week’s 81-68 win against Mississippi Valley State, finishing...
Via The Cardinal Connect
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Wildcats' Cobb suspended for season

Northwestern junior guard JerShon Cobb has been suspended for the 2012-13 season for violating team policy. The 6-foot-5 Cobb averaged 7.1 points in 21 games last season and 7.4 points as a freshman in 27 games. He started 33 games the last two seasons. The school said Cobb remains enrolled Northwestern and is still a part of the basketball program. He will have two years of eligibility...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Evaluating Northwestern without JerShon Cobb

Northwestern's JerShon Cobb - who has missed 19 games in his first two seasons due to injury - will now spend an entire year out of uniform for violation of team rules. This is a blow to a team which lost All-Everything John Shurna and is still seeking its first ever NCAA Tournament bid. Cobb, who started 8 games last season, was playing the best basketball of his career at...
Via Run the Floor
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bubble Report 2012: Monday, March 5th

Less than 6 days to Selection Sunday, and then we will know for sure who the committee is going to put in the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament.  A strong week for Purdue and Cincinnati has moved them from my bubble to IN status, shrinking the bubble to 10 teams.  Illinois St. could have moved the bubble to nine but fell in the Missouri Valley Championship to Creighton in OT.  If...
Via isportsweb.com
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Northwestern and the NCAA Tournament

Northwestern and the NCAA Tournament Check out this video where I rant about Northwestern being a bubble team for all this time. photo credit: flickr.com You see this rant? This is similar to what we are looking for from you the fan. All you have to do is record yourself on your webcam and email the final product to this address: lotxkdmruq15@m.youtube.com As long...
Via BeyondUSports
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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