Northwestern Basketball 2016-2017 Season Preview
Northwestern basketball season predictions
Here’s how our staff thinks the Wildcats will do this year.
Pound the Talk basketball preview part II: Schedule rundown
How many wins? How many losses? Nobody knows! That’s what makes a pretty fun preview podcast!
Eight Questions of Fate No. 8: Who needs to step up most from last season?
A lot of players need to increase their production this season, especially sophomore center Dererk Pardon.
Eight Questions of Fate No. 7: Who should start? Does it matter?
The Wildcats can go several routes here.
Pound the Talk basketball preview part I: Roster rundown
Who needs to step up? How will minutes be allocated? We discuss
Eight Questions of Fate, No. 6: How will the newcomers fit in?
Barrett Benson and Isiah Brown are both likely to figure in Chris Collins’ plans this year, but to what extent?
Eight of Fate No. 5: How is playing time split up?
Even after one scrimmage, we’re not sure how much everyone will see the court.
Does progress = NIT bid for Northwestern?
We're entering Year 4 of the Collins era. Is it time to expect at least an NIT berth?
Mailbag: Preseason questions for Northwestern basketball
Answering readers’ questions about the upcoming men’s hoops season for the Wildcats.
Northwestern-Illinois Springfield post-game press conference notes
Chris Collins, Scottie Lindsey and Isiah Brown all met with the media following the big win.
RAPID REACTION: NU blows out U-I Springfield, 89-52
Isiah Brown (18 points) provided a spark off the bench for the hosts in their first (somewhat) real game action of the 2016-2017 season.
Five things to watch for in NU vs. U of I Springfield
Basketball is back! Kind of...
Eight Questions of Fate, No. 3: Who will lead the team in scoring?
The Wildcats have to get points from somewhere. Who will lead the charge?
Nothwestern basketball player previews: Charlie Hall and Tino Malnati
The walk-ons are both connected to some major fame.
Eight of Fate No. 2: Who’s a bigger loss for this season: Tre Demps or Alex Olah?
Are the Wildcats better equipped to replace Demps’ scoring or Olah’s size?
Eight of Fate, No. 1: What does Vic Law bring?
The redshirt sophomore provides length, athleticism, shooting on the wing.
Northwestern basketball player previews: F Nathan Taphorn
What even is a zone defense, really?
Northwestern basketball player previews: Jordan Ash
The sophomore should be in line for more minutes after not seeing much time last year.
Northwestern basketball player previews: Gavin Skelly
Gavin “The Energizer” Skelly always brings pep off the bench.
Northwestern basketball player previews: G Isiah Brown
The all-time leading scorer in Seattle’s Metro League will have a role in 2016.
Northwestern basketball player previews: C Barret Benson
The true freshman will find himself in opportunities to contribute in year one.
Northwestern basketball player previews: Sanjay Lumpkin
Sanjay Lumpkin is your quintessential glue guy.
Northwestern basketball player previews: C Dererk Pardon
The sophomore center will need to play a much bigger role this season.
Northwestern basketball player previews: SF Aaron Falzon
The sharpshooter is the Wildcats’ best perimeter threat.
Northwestern basketball player previews: SG Scottie Lindsey
Will the junior finally have the breakout season expected of him?
Northwestern basketball player previews: SF/PF Vic Law
He might be the most important piece of the puzzle
Northwestern basketball player previews: Bryant McIntosh
He’s been dropping dimes, but Northwestern might need him to get buckets this year.