12:47 PM EST, Wed February 10, 2016
Chicago Tribune 2 hours ago

Northwestern guard Tre Demps juggles married life, impending fatherhood

Dinner in sweatpants turned into coffee in more formal wear turned into even more formal wear and a wedding, which, soon, will turn into parenthood. Life can't be summed up in one sentence. But let's say it has moved quickly for Northwestern graduate student-athlete Tre Demps. First, though, the...

Stevenson's Jalen Brunson impresses at Villanova as a freshman

Returning to his hometown to play felt “weird,” Villanova freshman guard Jalen Brunson said. After leading Stevenson to a Class 4A state title last season, Brunson should feel like he’s in a comfortable spot again with the No. 1 Wildcats. Villanova (21-3, 11-1 Big East) won its first game as the...
Chicago Tribune 11 hours ago

Ohio State tops Northwestern 71-63 after second-half surge

Ohio State coach Thad Matta pushed the right buttons during and after halftime to help his Buckeyes rally for a 71-63 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night. The Buckeyes trailed for most of the night but used a 15-2 run to erase a nine-point deficit and take the lead with six minutes to go in...
Shannon Ryan / Chicago Tribune 13 hours ago

Villanova shows DePaul who's No. 1 - but for how long in surprising season?

As No. 1 Villanova made its way onto the Allstate Arena court, a DePaul fan yelled out that the Blue Demons were about to ruin the Wildcats' NCAA tournament run by lowering their seed with an upset Tuesday night. While this college basketball season is far from predictable, it isn't so unconventional...
Chicago Tribune 14 hours ago

College roundup: No. 1 Villanova blows out DePaul, 86-59

Josh Hart scored 18 points and No. 1 Villanova celebrated its first game as the nation's top team with an 86-59 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night. Kris Jenkins made three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points as the Wildcats (21-3, 11-1) rolled to their 13th win in their last 14 games. They...
Chicago Tribune Feb 8, 2016

Minnesota's Rachel Banham ties NCAA record with 60 points in win over Northwestern

Rachel Banham tied a NCAA record with 60 points — with 10 coming in the first overtime and eight in the second — to lead Minnesota to a 112-106 win over Northwestern on Sunday. In matching the 60 points put up by Cindy Brown when Long Beach State beat San Jose State 149-69 on Feb. 16, 1987, the...
Chicago Tribune Feb 5, 2016

NU's Tre Demps on Chris Collins losing voice

Northwestern's Tre Demps talks about coach Chris Collins losing his voice.
Chicago Tribune Feb 4, 2016

Northwestern vs. Minnesota

All the action from Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Chicago Tribune Feb 4, 2016

Game Day: Northwestern, Minnesota looking to end long losing streaks

Minnesota hasn’t won a game since nine days before Christmas, when it defeated Chicago State. The Gophers are 6-16 overall and 0-10 in the Big Ten. Their 11 consecutive losses stood at six more than Northwestern, its opponent Thursday night, has on its current streak without victory. The Wildcats...
Chicago Tribune Feb 3, 2016

Northwestern signing day profile: St. Louis CB Roderick Campbell Jr.

Roderick Campbell Jr. planned to sport a new 'do Wednesday afternoon for his ceremonial signing at Chaminade College Prep in St. Louis, but his barber left him hanging Tuesday night. "I think he fell asleep," Campbell said. He won't harbor a grudge, though. The barber is his uncle. And besides,...
Chicago Tribune Feb 3, 2016

All the faxes are in for drama-free Northwestern

Considering that Clayton Thorson just completed his redshirt freshman season, Northwestern seems set at quarterback through 2018. Here’s guessing Aidan Smith won’t look at it that way. And perhaps this is a sign of his eagerness: Smith became the first member of Northwestern’s 2016 recruiting class...
Chicago Tribune Feb 1, 2016

National signing day: 3 questions facing Notre Dame, Northwestern, Illinois

The visits, both in-home and on-campus, are done. The suspense remains, though, for college football coaching staffs as they await letters of intent to begin rolling in Wednesday morning on national signing day. With one day to go in the 2016 recruiting cycle, we take a last look at where the classes...
Chicago Tribune Jan 31, 2016

Northwestern falls 85-71 at No. 3 Iowa

Peter Jok had 22 of his 26 points in the second half to help third-ranked Iowa blow past Northwestern 85-71 on Sunday. Jarrod Uthoff scored 23 points for the Hawkeyes (17-4, 8-1 Big Ten), who sent Northwestern to its fifth straight loss. Uthoff shook off his season-low nine points in Thursday's...
Chicago Tribune Jan 29, 2016

Northwestern's Sanjay Lumpkin on bouncing back

Sanjay Lumpkin talks about how Northwestern must regroup after losing to Michigan State.
Chicago Tribune Jan 28, 2016

Northwestern faces another tough task in Michigan State

Michigan State ended its three-game losing skid five days ago against No. 7 Maryland. Northwestern will try to same Thursday night against the No. 11 Spartans at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Wildcats are playing the third of four straight games against ranked opponents and are coming off an 89-57 loss...