NU vs Illinois at the Big Ten Tournament

Its a classic Good News - Bad News situation...<br><br> <b>The Good News</b> - The 15-15 <b>Northwestern Wildcats</b> have made it to the Quarterfinals of the Big 10 Tournament.<br> <br> <b>The Bad News</b> - Next up is the #1 Team in College Basketball - the <b>Illinois Fighting Illini</b>...<br>
March 11, 2005

To Much A &amp; A - NU 58 - MSU 69

<b>Maurice Ager</b> and <b>Alan Anderson</b>, A &amp; A, scored 42 of <b>Michigan State's</b> 69 points Wednesday as the <font color="#006600"><b>Spartans </b></font>spoiled Senior Day for the <font color="#330033"><b>Northwestern Wildcats.<font color="#000000"><br> <br> NU</font></b><font color="#000000"> did mount a comeback in the 2nd half, but it was too little, too late...<br>
March 3, 2005

Parkah Jumpah Dumpah Gophah - NU 55 UM 53

On the road, facing a team that wins almost 75% of the time at home, the <font color="#330033"><b>Northwestern Wildcats</b></font> overcame the <font color="#990000"><b>Minnesota Golden Gopher </b></font>defense, and their star player, to come from behind and win on a last second jump shot by <b>T.J. Parker.</b><br> <br> And that wasn't the <b>only thing different</b> about this game...<br>
February 9, 2005

The Wildcats Never Stopped Them

<b><font color="#FF6600">Illinois</font></b> scored 20 off turnovers, and <b>Luther Head</b> [pictured] hit 4 of 8 three pointers to pace the <b>Illini</b> to another road win. <p>The <b>Wildcats</b> were able to run their offense - they scored 66 points on <b>Illinois</b> - but they couldn't seem to get a stop and the <b>Illini</b> just kept coming...the way you'd expect the #1 team in College Basketball to play, or to quote NU's Coach - <p><i>It was a very good team...</i> <br>
January 15, 2005

POD: Team Leaders? Who's stepping up?

There's been a lot of discussion about NU coach <b>Bill Carmody</b>'s coaching style, the team missing <b>Jitim Young</b>'s fire, and <b>Mike Thompson</b>'s role in the newly revitalized Wildcats. <p>Here's a good take on team leadership from a guy who's been watching from the stands...<br>
December 20, 2004

Close Game, No Win: UVa 48-NU 44

<i>I just didn't think we made plays we had to make -- </i>Bill Carmody after the game. <p>The troubles for the <b>Wildcats</b> continued at home Wednesday night as the <b>Virginia Cavaliers</b> used a good performance by Senior Center <b>Elton Brown</b> to sneak past NU 48-44...<br>
December 1, 2004