Men's Basketball

Team must use versatility to their advantage

Will Fischer

With two of NU's premier players–Tre Demps and Alex Olah–lost to graduation, the Wildcats are looking for others to step up.

Chris Collins Q&A

Megan Pisarczyk

Chris Collins is entering his fifth year as head coach of Northwestern men's basketball and his vision of NU basketball is starting to become a reality.

Lumpkin looks to anchor team

Max Goodman

For Northwestern men’s basketball, the importance of fifth-year senior and co-captain Sanjay Lumpkin is simply unquantifiable.

Law returns from shoulder surgery

Megan Pisarczyk

Sophomore Vic Law, making his long awaited return from a shoulder injury that cost him 2015-16, will serve as the anchor of the team's dynamic approach to the season.

NBN Sports season predictions

NBN Sports

With a more difficult non-conference schedule, added depth and key versatility, NU seems to be headed in the right direction. Will this be the year that the Wildcats take the next step?

Notes from U of I-Springfield

Max Goodman

In what was our first look at the 2016-17 Northwestern men’s basketball team, the Wildcats played an exhibiton game against the University of Illinois Springfield, blowing out the Prairie Stars 89-52.

The future of men's basketball

Trevor Lystad

As the Northwestern men’s basketball team tries to build on its first-ever 20-win season, head coach Chris Collins is hoping that two prized recruits can play a role in the team’s success – while a third is forced to watch from the sidelines.

This is the Year, Ep. 1

Hayden King, Will Fischer

Will Fischer and Hayden King discuss the prospects of the 2016-17 season for both men's and women's basketball. Yes, this is the year.

Schedule poses challenges and opportunities

Hayden King

This season’s schedule will teach us a lot about the possible outcomes for the 2016-17 Wildcats.

Women's Basketball

2016-17 season predictions

NBN Sports

A talented core of seniors will be doing everything they can to get back to the NCAA Tournament.

Notes from U of I-Springfield

Will Fischer

Northwestern geared up for its season with an exhibition contest, beating Illinois-Springfield 84-56 on Sunday.

Three seniors look to lead bounceback year

Evan Denton

How far can Nia Coffey, Ashley Deary and Christen Inman carry the 'Cats this year?

NU faces pressure after down 2015-16 season

Will Fischer

Will Northwestern women’s basketball return to the NCAA Tournament this year? We present both sides of the argument.

Joe McKeown Q&A 2016-17

Evan Denton

With a strong core of seniors returning, McKeown and Co. are looking to reach their second NCAA Tournament in four years.

Examining the future of women's basketball

Tim Hackett

Who will step up and provide some support for the Big Three? The answer may lie in some unfamiliar faces: the 2016 freshman class.