Category Archives: Men’s Basketball

MBB Season Recap: Five Takeaways

By Margaret Fleming Northwestern’s men’s basketball didn’t have an awesome season. Its overall record was 8-23 with three conference wins, finishing second to last in the Big Ten. Unlike most of those teams, it finished its season before the cancellation of the tournament, with a 74-57 loss to Minnesota. Returning almost every key player–the loss of grad transfer Pat Spencer

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2017 Part Three: Dance

By Harrison Larner A miracle heave. A score forgotten. A goaltend missed. Northwestern men’s basketball’s first ever NCAA tournament appearance embodied the Madness of March in a way only the Cardiac ‘Cats could. But most of all, it was a long time coming.  For 78 years, the men’s basketball squad had been held out of the Big Dance. The 2016-2017

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2017 Part One: Recruitment

By Harrison Larner A miracle heave. A score forgotten. A goaltend missed. Northwestern men’s basketball’s first ever NCAA tournament appearance embodied the Madness of March in a way only the Cardiac ‘Cats could. But most of all, it was a long time coming.  For 78 years, the men’s basketball squad had been held out of the Big Dance. The 2016-2017

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2020 PG Ty Berry Commits to Northwestern MBB

By Kevin Sweeney Chris Collins and his staff got good news on the recruiting trail Wednesday when 2020 point guard Ty Berry announced his commitment to Northwestern on Twitter. A 3-star recruit ranked 142nd nationally in the 247Sports composite, Berry chose the Wildcats over Minnesota after taking official visits to both programs in recent weeks. He also received offers from

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Breaking Down Northwestern Men’s Basketball’s Non-Conference Schedule

By Kevin Sweeney In anticipation of the 2019-20 season, Northwestern officially released its non-conference schedule to mixed reviews Tuesday morning. Initial reactions from both fans and media were mostly negative, especially in regards to a weak home slate that features just one high-major team (Providence). Let’s break down the slate as a whole: 11/8 vs Merrimack: The Wildcats will open

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