Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Tim Abromaitis (Unionville, Conn.) is one of 22 collegian who has accepted an invitation from the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee to attend the 2011 USA Basketball Men’s World University Games training camp. The training camp, which will be held from July 29-Aug. 7 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado … [Read more...] about Big East, B1G Ten News: Purdue, Notre Dame, Minnesota, Penn State, Wisconsin
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Northwestern Wildcats junior forward John Shurna declared for the 2011 NBA Draft but hasn't hired an agent. He's eligible to return to NU for his senior year if he withdraws by May 8th. “This is an exciting opportunity for John and I fully support his decision,” Northwestern head coach Bill Carmody said in a statement. “It’s a chance for him to pursue his dream and we look … [Read more...] about Northwestern’s John Shurna Declares for NBA Draft, No Agent
Northwestern hoops has been "sipping on John and Juice" this season. (At least I didn't make the "purple drank" joke which seemed obvious given the team's colors). This college basketball season in Evanston, the Wildcats have been led by junior forward John Shurna, the Big Ten's leading scorer and one of the most underrated players in the country. And senior point guard Michael … [Read more...] about John and Juice Leading 9-1 Northwestern into Big 10 Play
A Northwestern player winning the Big Ten Silver Basketball award? We're a long way off from that and there's a ton of college basketball left to be played, but it might just happen. NU junior forward John Shurna (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) earned his second Big Ten Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor this season and the fourth of his career. Shurna led the … [Read more...] about Northwestern’s Shurna Wins 2nd Big 10 Player of Week Award
With their 78-62 win over American University on Thursday night, the Northwestern Wildcats improved to 7-0 on the season. They'll now head to the Madison Square Garden Holiday Festival with a perfect record where they'll take on St. Francis (Pa.) at 6pm Monday and then St. John's (in a de facto road game) or Davidson the following day at a time TBD. It'll most likely be the … [Read more...] about Northwestern Heads to MSG Undefeated; Perfect Preconference?