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  1. Recruiting: Cunningham gaining interest

    Scott Powers

    Morgan Park coach Nick Irvin may be biased, but he believes senior forward Josh Cunningham is going to do big things in the future. "Josh is going to be a NBA player," Irvin said on Friday. "There's three guys that stick out -- Jahlil Okafor, Clif...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  2. Collins adds James to N'western staff

    Scott Powers

    Northwestern coach Chris Collins named his former high school coach Brian James to his coaching staff as an assistant on Thursday. James coached Collins at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Ill. James spent the last three seasons as an a...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. NU's Crawford focuses on game, next level

    Scott Powers

    Northwestern senior guard Drew Crawford attempted to balance an internship and working on his game during the summer of 2011. Crawford produced a career-high 16.1 points per contest, which ranked sixth in the Big Ten, last season, but now looking ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  4. Hornets sign 'Juice' for summer league

    Scott Powers

    Former Northwestern point guard Michael "Juice" Thompson has signed on to play with the New Orleans Hornets in the NBA summer league in Las Vegas. Thompson, a Chicago native, was a four-year starter at Northwestern and graduated in 2011. He played...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  5. Top 100: Hits, misses of Illinois, DePaul

    Scott Powers

    The struggles of DePaul and Illinois in recent years have been largely blamed on their in-state recruiting. While both programs have attracted some Illinois players, they've struggled to sway the most significant ones and in some cases failed to proj...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  6. No NBA could be good for college hoops

    Scott Powers

    Chicago State coach Tracy Dildy doesn't want the NBA lockout to last forever, but he wouldn't mind the sides taking a few more months to resolve their issues. Growing up in Chicago, Dildy knows where the NBA and college basketball exist in the pec...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  7. Healthy Shurna focused on NU's goal

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Basketball is undoubtedly fun again for John Shurna, who is completely healthy for the first time since December, and that's a promising sign for Northwestern and its hopes of reaching its first NCAA tournament. Drew Crawford caught a g...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  8. Thompson hopes to climb ladder to NBA

    Scott Powers

    When Michael Thompson turned on the NBA draft last week, he knew he was watching as a fan and not as a player waiting hear his name called. Thompson, the former Northwestern point guard, has understood for a while that if he's ever going to make i...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  9. NU's John Shurna removes name from NBA draft

    Scott Powers

    John Shurna has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to Northwestern for his senior season.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2011
  10. NU's Shurna to work out for NBA teams

    Scott Powers

    Although unlikely, these could be John Shurna's final days as a Northwestern Wildcat. Shurna departed Friday to work out in front of 26 NBA teams at the New Jersey Nets' training facility in East Rutherford, N.J. Shurna will be included in a workou...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  11. Northwestern's John Shurna to explore draft options

    Scott Powers

    Northwestern's John Shurna has declared for the NBA draft but won't hire an agent.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2011
  12. Wildcat Watch: Jan. 5

    Scott Powers

    ESPNChicago.com will be evaluating Northwestern's chances of reaching its first NCAA tournament on a weekly basis from here on out. This is the first installment of Wildcats Watch. Some history: Northwestern has seldom been involved in the NCAA to...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  13. Local college hoops player rankings

    Scott Powers

    1. Illinois senior guard Demetri McCamey: McCamey made a wise decision returning for his senior season. While he could have been selected last year, he's improved his draft stock, his game and the Illini by coming back. He's averaged 15.8 points, 7.2...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  14. Northwestern Wildcats senior Kevin Coble added strength and is re...

    Scott Powers

    Northwestern's Kevin Coble added muscle and is ready for a big season.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2009
  15. Chris Collins will tap into dad's knowledge

    Scott Powers

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Newly named Northwestern coach Chris Collins didn't dismiss the possibility of his father, Doug, joining his staff at some point in the future, but in the meantime, he said Doug Collins will have input in the Wildcats' program. F...

    Blog | April 02, 2013