Random Thoughts: This and That

Various things are bouncing around daCoach's head like a baseketball loose on the court this week. Maybe there are some more wins on the schedule, Corey W is back together, WGN on board for 4 and NU's new "Mad Bomber" could make it to 300, Coach Roy has his thoughts for this Friday...
January 23, 2009

Spartans survive pesky Wildcats 62-57

"It's a tough game anytime you play against Northwestern. It's hard to get in a rhythm. They're constantly slowing the game down, slowing your amount of possession down and they hit some big shots.--MSU guard Drew Neitzel
March 8, 2007

Vince Scott's Turn: NU 66 Loyola 60

There was another new top scorer for the now 9-3 Northwestern Wildcats Wednesday, as senior center Vince Scott pumped in 16 and the Cats rolled over Loyola of Maryland in a game in Evanston Wednesday night. The Greyhounds did make a game of it, forcing NU to come from behind in the 2nd half to get the win.
December 27, 2006

Random Thoughts: Basketball Injuries

Figuring out who is hurt on any college team is tricky, and Coach Roy points out that sometimes you have to listen very closely to the interviews before and after games to get a sense of who is actually playing through the aches and pains of Div I Sports. Take NU Basketball...
December 13, 2006

Pesky Broncos: NU 77 Western Michigan 75

Don't say we didn't warn you - 3 Broncos hit for double figures, as the team shot 41% from outside the arc resulting in NU's first overtime game of 2006-07. But Craig Moore and Kevin Coble hit for over 20 each and the Wildcats pulled it out, their 4th straight win, the last 3 by a total of 5 points...
December 9, 2006

Random Thoughts: Put aside the "cardiac cats"

And concentrate on some of the real positives that came out of last night's Big 10/ACC Challenge game in Evanston, as Northwestern defeated Miami [Fla] 61-59.
November 29, 2006

Cardiac Court Cats: NU 61 UM 59

If it hadn't been for Craig Moore's three point shooting, the Northwestern - Miami [Fla] game would have turned out the wrong way Tuesday night. As it was, Miami's Jack McClinton scored 30 points, but in the end it was the Wildcat's D and a good play by Moore that won the game in true Cardiac Cats fashion...[Bill Carmody Postgame Interview]
November 28, 2006

Random Thoughts: Shooting the Basketball

"Shooters step up" was almost a mantra on the pre and post game interviews with NU Coach Bill Carmody. Coach Roy has noted that he's not the only Big 10 Coach looking to next year's team to step up and make the shot...
March 23, 2006