Category Archive: Men’s Basketball

Northwestern to play Virginia Tech in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

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It will be the Wildcats’ first ever match-up with the Hokies.

Rapolas Ivanauskas Commits to Northwestern

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Rapolas Ivanauskas, a 6-foot-8 power foward from nearby Barrington, Illinois, has committed to Northwestern, a source told 247 Sports’ Luke Srudolski. Rapolas Ivanauskas has committed to Northwestern, per a source. — Luke Srodulski… Continue reading

WNUR 4-on-4: Basketball Recruiting Edition

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College basketball recruiting is in high gear as teams look to finalize their classes of 2015. We’ve got 4 questions and 4 answers from 4 staffers to walk you through the season.

Northwestern, not Duke, is the best team in the country

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Northwestern is better than every team in the NCAA tournament according to the transitive property. Time to start making the banner for Welsh-Ryan.

WNUR 4-on-4: Official Too Early Basketball Predictions

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College basketball’s season wrapped up this week, and that gives our staff plenty of time to throw down some hot takes on what 2015-16 is going to look like in the Big Ten.… Continue reading

Who will complete Northwestern’s 2015 recruiting class?

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Chris Collins’ overhaul of Northwestern men’s basketball couldn’t move along much faster. After the transfer of Johnnie Vassar, Collins will assuredly bring in 11 scholarship players in just two years. Vassar’s departure opens… Continue reading

Northwestern and Oversigning

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There’s a scene in House of Cards where, when a political challenger tries to blackmail Frank Underwood, Frank says “You’re one of us now…one of the men in our smoke filled rooms.” Northwestern… Continue reading

Johnnie Vassar to Transfer from Northwestern

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Freshman guard Johnnie Vassar will transfer from Northwestern, according to a release from the university. Johnnie Vassar has decided to transfer from Northwestern University. http://t.co/9qv3qbAY4Y — NU Men’s Basketball (@NUMensBball) March 30, 2015… Continue reading

Ex-Wildcat commit Jaren Sina considering Michigan

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Seton Hall transfer Jaren Sina is considering Michigan, Stanford, and BC, source told @CBSSports. Two years of eligibility remaining. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 24, 2015 Jaren Sina, along with Nate Taphorn, made… Continue reading

HIGHLIGHTS: Northwestern Basketball vs Michigan

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Click on the player below to listen to highlights from Northwestern’s thrilling double-overtime victory over Michigan. Eric Klaus had the play-by-play for WNUR.

Northwestern Men’s Basketball Preview Podcast: February 7

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Justin Nam (@namjustin) and Michael Stern (@michaeljstern23) return, breaking down a pair of disappointing losses to Purdue and Nebraska. See if the guys think the Wildcats can pull of an upset this week… Continue reading

NUmbers Guy Podcast: Episode 3

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Ari Ross (@aross50) and Ryan Fish (@ryanmfish) break down the NUmbers behind the past week in Northwestern Men’s and Women’s Basketball.