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Welcome to the Big Ten Fran (and Marg...

The Iowa Hawkeyes have a new head coach In a move that surprised me, and I believe other Big Ten fans, the University of Iowa has hired Fran McCaf...

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Bring Your "A" Game to Get The "Fame"

Just like a #1 seed in the Tournament, you can never let your guard down or poof - just like that - you're out of the Dance. The same thing applies...

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Ease His Pain

As the Final Four is halfway set with West Virginia and Butler en route to Indy (as Brad Stevens so hilariously commented they were going back to I...

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Position Evaluation Group: Centers

Position Evaluation Group: CentersPlayers Included: Kyle Rowley, Luka Mirkovic, and Davide CurlettiGrade: C -The last group of NU players to evalua...

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Fitz Speak

I hope Fitz is forewarned. When I actually hook-up to get the much overdue multi-part interview series with Coach, I'm going to be taking up some o...

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The Ivy Effect

As Northwestern fans we are no stranger to the old-school taunts of opposing Big Ten fans urging Northwestern to secede from the Big Ten union and ...

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Mish-Mosh Wednesday

It's another hodge-podge of info today. Several of you have contacted me wanting to know when I'd be doing a Cornell post - man, you know how to r...

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Now Back To Basketball...

As we head toward the most upside down Sweet 16 bracket in memory there is one Northwestern hoops squad that continues to roll on. The women's squa...

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Position Group Evaluation: Forwards

Position Group Evaluation: ForwardsPlayers Included: John Shurna, Drew Crawford, Mike Capocci, Ivan Peljusic Grade: BSome people might object to th...

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Recruiting Round-up

As you return to the office or class today with your bracket conveniently buried and out of sight now is as good a time as any to turn to some recr...

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Position Evaluation Group: Guards

This is the first of 4 report cards on NU's 2009-2010 team...Position Evaluation Group: GuardsPlayers Included: Michael Thompson, Jeremy Nash, Alex...

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Persa-nality

I just love having Skip Myslenski around on NUSports.com to offer the really in-depth Q&As with current players. Earlier this week, Skip connec...

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Bracket Busting

This slot is usually reserved for Purple Mafia Profiles, but I couldn't find a guest this week as everyone is sulking looking at their bracket wond...

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Bracket Busting

This slot is usually reserved for Purple Mafia Profiles, but I couldn't find a guest this week as everyone is sulking looking at their bracket wond...

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The Ball Is Tipped...

The original Patten Gymnasium - courtesy NU ArchivesHappy March Madness everyone! There is nothing like the sports opium of the Tournament to help ...

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The Ball Is Tipped...

The original Patten Gymnasium - courtesy NU ArchivesHappy March Madness everyone! There is nothing like the sports opium of the Tournament to help ...

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Rhode Block

Northwestern (20-14) bowed once again early in post-season play as the 'Cats fell 76-64 to Rhode Island (24-9) in opening round NIT action in Kings...

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Rhode Block

Northwestern (20-14) bowed once again early in post-season play as the 'Cats fell 76-64 to Rhode Island (24-9) in opening round NIT action in Kings...

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Road Woes Continue as NU’s Season Fin...

Well, that’s it. Northwestern’s season ends at 20-14 with a first round NIT loss to Rhode Island. If you’ve watched Northwestern all season you can...

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Rhode Island up 37-30 at halftime

I've had about enough of what Northwestern calls defense. URI is up 7 points because NU left Richmond, URI's only good shooter, open in the zone an...

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