Northwestern Rumors & News

  • Fast start sparks Northwestern to rout of DePaul

    The Sports Xchange "Northwestern started fast and placed four players in double figures in a lopsided 80-64 non-conference victory over DePaul on Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. The victory was the third straight for the Wildcats (6-2) while DePaul (4-2) saw a three-game winning streak..." December 03

  • Northwestern sophomore undergoes surgery

    College Basketball Talk "Northwestern sophomore center Dererk Pardon underwent surgery on his right hand on Thursday, the school announced. Pardon injured his hand in the second half of Monday night’s 65-58 win over Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The program will reevaluate him at the end of of this month,..." December 02

  • Northwestern pulls ahead late, tops Wake Forest

    The Sports Xchange "Bryant McIntosh broke a 53-53 tie with five straight points, giving Northwestern the lead for good in a 65-58 win on Monday night over Wake Forest in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. McIntosh, a junior point guard, also tacked on a 3-pointer from the left..." November 29

  • Law helps Northwestern rout Bryant

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Vic Law poured in 22 points and contributed four of Northwestern's school record-tying 12 blocked shots during an 86-66 nonconference victory over Bryant on Friday afternoon at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. Junior guard Scottie Lindsey contributed 20 points and six..." November 25

  • Northwestern upends No. 22 Texas in Legends Classic

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- For the first time in nearly three years, Northwestern knocked off a Top 25 team. Bryant McIntosh scored 20 points to lead the Wildcats to a resounding 77-58 win over No. 22 Texas on Monday night in the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center. Northwestern (3-1) will play..." November 22

  • Farrell lifts Notre Dame past Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "Matt Farrell scored five points in the final seconds, leading Notre Dame to a 70-66 win over Northwestern on Tuesday in the final of the Legends Classic at Barclays Center in New York. Farrell's driving layup with 14 seconds to play produced a three-point play that gave the Irish a 68-66..." November 22

  • Butler's Baldwin beats Northwestern in last second

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Kamar Baldwin hit a jumper from just inside the 3-point arc with half a second to play to lift Butler past Northwestern 70-68 Wednesday in a back-and-forth Gavitt Tipoff Game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Junior forward Kelan Martin finished with a game-high 22 points..." November 16

  • Law carries Northwestern past Eastern Washington

    The Sports Xchange "Vic Law scored a game-high 26 points and four teammates added double-figure efforts as Northwestern won its second straight with an 86-72 Legends Classic regional decision over Eastern Washington on Monday. Bryant McIntosh had 18 points, Dererk Pardon and Scottie Lindsey each had 12 and..." November 15

  • Ex-Northwestern player sheds light on transfer rule by suing NCAA, school

    USA Today "Former Northwestern men's basketball player Johnnie Vassar filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA and the school based on the current transfer rules — labeled "destructive" — and potentially opened up a Pandora's box in the college basketball landscape, which has seen transfer rates..." November 15

  • Former player suing Northwestern, NCAA over 'destructive' transfer rule

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Former Northwestern guard Johnnie Vassar filed an antitrust lawsuit on Monday against the the school and NCAA, claiming the governing body's transfer regulations violate federal antitrust laws. Vassar's class-action lawsuit wants to abolish the NCAA's rule requiring transfers to sit for a..." November 15

  • 3-star shooting guard Anthony Gaines commits to Northwestern

    Today's U "Northwestern head basketball coach Chris Collins picked up the first commitment of his 2017 recruiting class when on Tuesday three-star shooting guard Anthony Gaines offered up a verbal pledge to play for the Wildcats. Gaines was coming off a visit to the Evanston school this past weekend. He..." September 28