Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers

The Northwestern Wildcats and the Minnesota Golden Gophers face off in Big Ten college basketball. The Golden Gophers are -3 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 132. The Northwestern Wildcats have lost their last two games including a 15-point bombing at Michigan State in their last outing. Northwestern is 5-7 in the Big Ten and 8-6 at home this season. Drew Crawford leads the Wildcats in scoring averaging 16.2 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. JerShon Cobb is averaging 12 points, Tre Demps is averaging 10.8 points, Alex Olah is averaging 8.0 points and 5.1 rebounds. Northwestern is averaging 61.2 points and they are shooting 40 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Northwestern is just 204 I Big Ten home games. The Minnesota Golden Gophers have lost four of their last five games and they Read More

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Northwestern Wildcats

The Wisconsin Badgers and the Northwestern Wildcats face off for the second time this season as they meet on Wednesday in Madison in Big Ten college basketball. The Badgers are -17 point favorites over the Wildcats. The Wisconsin Badgers got a win at Purdue in their last game to put and end to their three game losing streak. Wisconsin is 10-1 at home this season and 4-3 in Big Ten play. Sam Dekker is the Badgers leading scorer averaging 14.2 points and 6.3 rebounds. Frank Kaminsky is averaging 13.4 points and 5.8 rebounds, Ben Brust is averaging 12.8 points, and Traevon Jackson is averaging 11.2 points. Wisoconsin is averaging 75.2 points and they are shooting 46.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Wisconsin is ranked 14th in the nation and they have played the third ranked schedule in the country. The Read More

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Purdue Boilermakers

The Northwestern Wildcats and the Purdue Boilermakers face off on Tuesday in Evanston in Big Ten college basketball. The Boilermakers are -1 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 124. The Northwestern Wildcats have won two of their last three games but they are still 2-4 in Big Ten play for the season. Northwestern is tied for ninth place in the Big 10 standings and they are 7-4 at home this season. Drew Crawford leads the Wildcats averaging 15.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. JerShonn Cobb is averaging 11.3 points, Tre Demps is averaging 10.3 points, and Alex Olah is averaging 8.8 points and 5.3 rebounds. Northwestern is averaging 61.9 points and they are shooting 39.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Northwestern is a game under .500 for the year. The Read More

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Ohio St. Buckeyes

The Northwestern Wildcats and the Ohio State Buckeyes face off on Thursday in Evanston in Big Ten college basketball action. The Buckeyes are -9.5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 122. The Northwestern Wildcats have lost seven of their last eight games as injuries have finally just gotten the best of them. Northwestern is 4-11 in the Big 10, 8-9 at home, and they are tied for 10th place in the conference standings. As a team Northwestern is averaging 61.1 points, 14.7 assists, and they are shooting 40.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 63 points, 13.1 assists, and they are shooting 42.3 percent. Reggie Hearn is averaging 13.7 points, Dave Sobolewski is averaging 10.2 points, and Tre Demps is averaging 7.5 points. Northwestern played Ohio State tough in the first meeting of these two teams. The Ohio State Buckeyes have won three of Read More

Ohio St. Buckeyes vs. Northwestern Wildcats

Ohio State and Northwestern battle on Thursday Night in Columbus. The Buckeyes are -16 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 124. The Ohio State Buckeyes have lost their last two games in a row and they have slipped to fifth place in the Big 10 despite being ranked 13th in the nation. OSU is 7-4 in the Big Ten, 12-1 at home this season, and they have played the 20th ranked schedule in the nation. As a team Ohio State is averaging 71.7 points, 13.8 assists, and they are shooting 46 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.1 points, 9.6 assists, and their opponents shoot 38.9 percent. Deshaun Thomas is averaging 20.1 points and 6.1 rebounds, Lenzelle Smith Jr. is averaging 10.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Aaron Craft is averaging 9.9 points. Ohio State looks like a sure thing for the NCAA Tournament Read More

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Purdue Boilermakers

The Northwestern Wildcats and the Purdue Boilermakers face off on Saturday in Evanston for a Big Ten college basketball match up. The Wildcats are -1 point favorites over the Boilermakers with an over/under point total set at 119. The Northwestern Wildcats have lost three of their last four games and now sit in eighth place in the Big 10 conference standings. Northwestern is 3-6 in Big Ten play, 7-7 at home this season, and they have played the 24th ranked schedule in the nation. As a team Northwestern is averaging 63.4 points, 14.9 assists, and they are shooting 41.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.8 points, 12.4 assists, and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. Reggie Hearn is averaging 13.7 points, Dave Sobolewski is averaging 11.2 points, and Jared Swopshire is averaging 9.6 points and 6.6 rebounds. Northwestern hits the road for their next two games after this one. Read More

Michigan Wolverines vs. Northwestern Wildcats

The Michigan Wolverines and the Northwestern Wildcats face off on Wednesday in a Big Ten college basketball match up. The Wolverines are -19.5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 130. The Michigan Wolverines are the new number one team in the nation but that position hasn’t treated their predecessors well as most have lost immediately. Michigan is 12-0 at home this season and 6-1 in the Big Ten while playing the 35th ranked schedule in the country. As a team Michigan is averaging 78.5 points, 15.6 assists, and they are shooting 51 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 59.2 points, 12.1 assists, and their opponents shoot 40.4 percent. Trey Burke is averaging 17.9 points and 7.1 assists, Tim Hardaway Jr. is averaging 15.9 points and 5.2 rebounds, Nik Stauskas is averaging 12.8 points, and Glenn Robinson III is averaging 12 points Read More

Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Northwestern Wildcats

The Illinois Fighting Illini and the Northwestern Wildcats face off on Thursday in a Big Ten local rivalry game. The Illini are -11.5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 132. The Illinois Fighting Illini have lost three of four game since their Big Ten season has begun but they still find themselves ranked 23rd in the polls. Illinois has played the 10th ranked schedule in the nation yet and it looks like it will only get tougher. As a team Illinois is averaging 73.9 points, 11.1 assists, and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.3 points, 12.5 assists, and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. Brandon Paul is averaging 18.1 points and 4.9 rebounds, Tracy Abrams is averaging 12.1 points, and D.J. Richardson is averaging 11.1 points. Illinois is looking to get it turned back around as it doesn’t get Read More

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Northwestern Wildcats

The Purdue Boilermakers and the Northwestern Wildcats meet in a must win Big Ten match up in West Lafayette on Saturday.  The Boilermakers are -6.5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total of 139.5. The Purdue Boilermakers knew this would be a rebuilding year but after a solid start Matt Painter’s team has lost five of their last six games as they scramble for answers. Purdue is 5-6 in the Big 10, 10-3 at home this season, and they are in sixth place in the conference standings. Robbie Hummel is averaging 15.1 points and 6.3 rebounds, Lewis Jackson is averaging 10 points, and Ryne Smith is averaging 9.3 points. As a team Purdue is averaging 71 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.5 and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Purdue will have a chance to string some wins together over Read More

Northwestern Wildcats vs. Iowa Hawkeyes

The Northwestern Wildcats and the Iowa Hawkeyes battle it out in Big Ten college basketball action on Thursday.  The Wildcats are -7 point favorites over the Hawkeyes with an over/under point total set at 149. The Northwestern Wildcats have had their share of uncertainty this season but after back to back wins Bill Carmody’s team look like they are anything but ready to pack it in. Northwestern is 4-6 in Big Ten play, 9-3 at home, and in 10th place in the conference standings. John Shurna is averaging 19.6 points and 5.6 rebounds, Drew Crawford is averaging 17.2 points and 4.7 rebounds, and Dave Sobolewski is averaging 8.4 points. As a team Northwestern is averaging 69.6 points and they are shooting 45.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. The Cats have played the 10th ranked schedule in the nation and with Read More