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win win win no matter what
In the second straight game since the passing of her friend Jordan Hankins, Jamison scored a career high and led NU to a win.
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hawkeyes get rocked
Men's basketball beats Iowa by its widest margin ever – 35 points – in a dominating performance at Welsh-Ryan.
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honoring number 5
The women’s basketball team defeated Indiana Saturday 80-67 in its first game since the passing of sophomore guard Jordan Hankins.
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'cats survive the rac
Men's basketball kept its Tournament hopes alive and kicking with a tough 69-60 win in New Jersey.
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idi mačke!
Pat Baldwin takes players overseas to sharpen their skills, and it pays huge dividends.
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#AllForCle
Skelly's energy has manifested itself in scoring, rebounding and blocks, and he has developed into a premier sixth man. Now all he needs is a nickname.
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goph-igure
In a game NU would probably really like to have back, a drought from beyond the arc did the 'Cats in.
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oh so close
Women's basketball fought Ohio State all the way to the end, but fell just short to a hot-shooting Buckeye team.
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i miss the old bmac
NU is having a great year in spite of a struggling Bryant McIntosh, but they'll need him to improve if they want to achieve their goals.
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nobody panic
There wasn't much to like about NU's loss to Michigan State on Friday, but the 'Cats have the ability to adjust.
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mr. December is in the building
NU upset the 23rd-ranked Panthers on the back of a career day from star runningback Justin Jackson.
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prepared to be pinstriped
The piping hot Pinstripe Bowl takes you've been waiting for since the end of Finals Week are finally here.
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start spreading the news
NU will be taking on Pitt in the Bronx in a few days. Here's everything you need to know about that matchup.
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'cats get buckets
NU has had six different leading scorers in its first 12 games. That's ... not something we're used to seeing.
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a w is a w
NU had to hold on for dear life, but escaped with a monumental victory over a tough non-conference opponent.

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