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Northwestern vs Michigan: Prediction & Fan Poll

February 21st, 2012
Northwestern's John ShurnaNO. 13 MICHIGAN (20-7, 10-4 Big Ten) AT NORTHWESTERN (16-10, 6-8 Big Ten)

 

Time: 8 p.m.

 

Bracketology: Under A Month to Selection Sunday

February 21st, 2012
2012 Final FourIn this week's Bracketology projection, Northwestern and Miami enter the field in place of slumping Illinois and Minnesota. Arizona remains the last team out, while South Florida is now firmly in the picture.

 

Mississippi State vs. #1 Kentucky: Tuesday's Preview

February 20th, 2012
Arnett Moultrie and the Bulldogs suffer their first lossWhile Mississippi State's (19-8, 6-6) NCAA tournament prospects won't boil down to just one game there's no mistaking the importance of their game against #1 Kentucky (26-1, 12-0) in light of their three-game losing streak. It's one thing to drop three straight games at this point in the season and another to have those defeats come against Georgia, LSU and Auburn. That's not going to get it done for Rick Stansbury's squad, and their inability to take care of the basketball in recent games has been a big reason why.

Lobos Strengthen Grip on Mountain West: Saturday's Recap

February 19th, 2012
Steve Alford's Lobos control the Mountain West race

With games at #13 San Diego State and against #11 UNLV this week, Steve Alford's New Mexico Lobos had a great opportunity to not only take control of the Mountain West but also make a statement nationally. 

Mission accomplished. 

Bracketology Trip: NCAA Mock Selection Committee: Part Four

February 18th, 2012
ncaa.pngNow that I'm back from the NCAA's Mock Selection Committee, I finally have time to sit down and answer some of the many questions asked by readers and followers on twitter. Sitting in with the likes of Committee chairman Jeff Hathaway and NCAA Senior VP Greg Shaheen (the person who understands the selection process best), I certainly know more about the process than ever before.

 

Lobos Take Win and Driver's Seat: Wednesday's Recap

February 16th, 2012
Drew Gordon went for 17 & 17 in the win

Wednesday night's game between New Mexico and San Diego State was a big one for the visitors, as Steve Alford's team didn't own a single win over a Top 25 team. But also on the line was sole possession of first place in the Mountain West after UNLV fell at TCU on Tuesday night.

Indiana vs Northwestern: Prediction & Fan Poll

February 15th, 2012
Indiana

NORTHWESTERN (15-9, 5-7 Big Ten) AT NO. 20 INDIANA (19-6, 7-6 Big Ten)

 

Time: 6:30 p.m.

#15 San Diego State vs. New Mexico: Wednesday's Preview

February 15th, 2012
New Mexico forward Drew Gordon (right)With Selection Sunday rapidly approaching the chances left for teams to improve their tournament resumes are dwindling, which makes this week vitally important to Steve Alford's New Mexico (20-4, 6-2) Lobos. While the have an impressive record there aren't a lot of marquee wins to their credit, but they've got a shot at one on the road as they visit #15 San Diego State (20-4, 6-2). What's also on the line this week: the driver's seat in the Mountain West race, as UNM has lost to both SDSU and UNLV while those two split their two meetings.

Bubble Watch: Northwestern Not Dead Yet

February 14th, 2012
Based on CollegeHoops.net's most recent Bracketology projection, here is how the NCAA Tournament Bubble currently stands. CHN will publish Bubble Watch on Tuesday's following the Bracketology update.

 

Purdue vs Northwestern: Prediction & Fan Poll

February 11th, 2012
Lewis Jackson scored 18 points in the Purdue victory

NORTHWESTERN (15-8, 5-6 Big Ten) AT PURDUE (15-9, 5-6 Big Ten)

 

Time: 6 p.m.