1. Ken Griffey Jr.: The Legacy of a Legend

    How do you write about the man you grew up worshiping? Is it possible to write about such a person rationally? Probably not. But it is impossible to overstate the importance Ken Griffey Jr...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 930 reads 1 comments

  2. Northwestern Wildcats Make Gutsy Move with Wrigley Field Game

    Who knew Jim Phillips wasn't just NU's athletic director? He also apparently is a riverboat gambler. He'd double down on a 13, he'd hit on 16, and he'd split Kings...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 379 reads 1 comments

  3. Jeremy Nash Leaves a Tremendous Legacy for Northwestern Basketball

    Jeremy Nash and I are members of the Class of 2010. We've both seen the Northwestern men's basketball team grow tremendously since our freshman year...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 645 reads 1 comments

  4. Northwestern Basketball, The NIT, and Appropriate Expectations

    I took a lot of heat this past week when I told my friends that quite frankly I didn't care whatsoever about the NIT. I was accused of "not supporting the team," and of "throwing them under the bus...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 193 reads 5 comments

  5. Northwestern Basketball: When Playing Hard Just Isn't Good Enough

    The Northwestern men's basketball team clearly has the talent to compete with anyone in the Big Ten. Next year, with the additions of Kevin Coble back from injury and Rivals.com four-star recruit Jershon Cobb, they'll have top tier Big Ten talent...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 444 reads 9 comments

  6. A Northwestern Basketball Fan's Open Letter to the NCAA

    Dear National Collegiate Athletic Association, What the hell are you thinking? Ninety-six teams in the NCAA Tournament? At long last, have you no sense of decency? This is the worst idea ...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 400 reads 2 comments

  7. How Northwestern Basketball Will Beat Michigan State

    Maybe I've reached a new insane level of optimism. But I think Northwestern will beat Michigan State Saturday in East Lansing. Yes, I know, I'm crazy. Michigan State beat Northwestern by 21 at Welsh Ryan Arena...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 363 reads 1 comments

  8. With Northwestern's Season On The Line, A Senior Would Not Let Them Lose

    Look at Jeremy Nash. Look at him hit some of the biggest shots of his life. Look at him snarl at the Illinois Fighting Illini's players as he tenaciously defends them and forces turnovers...

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  9. Northwestern Nearing End of Their Difficult Start to Big Ten Play

    Northwestern fans are not feeling too well after Tuesday's blowout defeat at the hands of Ohio State. The Wildcats are 2-4 in the Big Ten, but all four of their losses have been to teams that have been ranked in the AP Top 25 at some point this season...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about over 4 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  10. Northwestern Basketball Finding a Different Way to Win

    Saying the Northwestern men's basketball team likes to shoot the rock from outside is a pretty significant understatement. After all, 47 percent of the shots they've attempted this year have come from downtown...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 298 reads 1 comments

  11. The 10 Best NCAA Tournament Games of the Past Decade

    They call it March Madness for a reason. There's nothing like the thrill of the NCAA Tournament. Amazing comebacks, stunning upsets, unforgettable performances, the past decade has featured all of that and more...

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  12. Northwestern-Michigan: 11-0 Run Might Have Saved Wildcats' Season

    With 4:23 to go in the first half, Manny Harris hit two free throws to give Michigan a 31-14 lead over the Northwestern Wildcats. I never turn off my teams' games early, but I was tempted to do it in this case...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 215 reads 4 comments

  13. Northwestern Basketball's Big Problem

    Northwestern men's hoops has come back down to earth in Big Ten play after a sensational non-conference slate. Back to back losses to Illinois and Michigan State have revealed a massive hole ...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 198 reads 2 comments

  14. For Northwestern, Unreal 2010 Outback Bowl Ends in Heartbreak

    I can't read any articles about the game. I can barely write about the game. I was at the game, but I can't believe I actually witnessed that epic. I'm sitting in my apartment...just...in shock...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 278 reads 2 comments

  15. What Life Was Like the Last Time Northwestern Hoops Appeared in the AP Poll

    The last time NU men's hoops was ranked by the Associated Press... Richard M. Nixon had just been elected president of the United States of America. The Jets had just won Super Bowl III. Ohio State actually had recently beaten USC in the Rose Bowl...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 202 reads 0 comments

  16. A Decade Of Carmody: Where NU Hoops Has Come From and Where It Can Go

    Northwestern's men's basketball's official history page does not have a year-by-year wins and losses section, probably for good reason...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 276 reads 0 comments

  17. Northwestern Basketball Learning How to Finish As They Beat Stanford

    Feb. 12, 2009 probably cost Northwestern an NCAA tournament bid last season. Up by 14 with 5:16 to go, the Wildcats looked like they had the Fighting Illini of Illinois beat. But Illinois fought back and drew within six points with one minute remaining.

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 311 reads 0 comments

  18. Rare De-Commit for Northwestern Can Be Rectified with Outback Bowl Win

    Normally, when a recruit gives a verbal commitment to Northwestern in the Pat Fitzgerald era, you can safely assume they'll be on campus the following fall. A number of factors typically influence this, mainly the strict academic standards NU adheres to.

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 845 reads 4 comments

  19. Huge Week for Northwestern Basketball as They Approach the Top 25

    Everyone knows Northwestern men's basketball has never made the NCAA Tournament. But did you know they haven't appeared in the AP Top 25 since the 1968-1969 season? That's the year my mom was a freshman in college, as in...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 261 reads 0 comments

  20. Dynamic Duo Gives Northwestern a Realistic Shot at March Madness

    Northwestern men's basketball is for real. I have no doubt about that. Everyone wrote them off after both Kevin Coble and Jeff Ryan were declared out for the year due to injury...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  21. Bloomin' Onion!: Northwestern Jumps Wisconsin for the Outback Bowl

    What a difference a year makes. Last season, an 8-4 Iowa team jumped a 9-3 NU squad for the Outback Bowl. People often cited NU's poor home attendance and lack of national appeal for the snub...

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  22. Northwestern Basketball Growing Up Fast as They Win Chicago Invitational

    It was a strange sight; Northwestern standing at half-court of the UICĀ PavilionĀ holding a giant tournament trophy. They are the champions of the Chicago Invitational. Northwestern hadn't been the champions of any tournament since 1993...

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  23. Northwestern Women's Basketball Earns Signature Win over No. 15 DePaul

    When Joe McKeown coached women's basketball at George Washington, success wasn't something fans hoped for, it was what they expected. During his 19 seasons there, he went to the NCAA Tournament 15 times...

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  24. Senior Day Turns Into One Of The Best Days For Northwestern Football

    My final regular season game at Ryan Field as a student was a dream come true. Prior to this game, all of NU's thrilling victories since 2006 had been on the road. At Michigan State in 2007, at Iowa and Minnesota in 2008, and at Iowa in 2009 come to mind.

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 148 reads 1 comments

  25. The Amazing Story of Northwestern Football's Senior Class

    Tomorrow afternoon, 21 NU seniors will play at Ryan Field for the final time. They've been through hell and have emerged as one of the most successful senior classes in Northwestern football history...

    Aaron Morse Written by Aaron Morse about almost 5 years ago 553 reads 4 comments