Northwestern Hoops Finishes Italian Exhibition Tour Undefeated

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Northwestern hoops has moved forward after the “stray cat strut” of Kevin Coble this summer, going on an Italian tour that even Dicky Greenleaf and Tom Ripley would envy. In their four game exhibition, the Cats went undefeated, finishing Sunday evening with a 77-55 victory over Pallacanestro Pavia in Pavia, Italy. Sophomore Drew Crawford scored a game-high 21 points, classmate Alex Marcotullio added 17 and freshman JerShon Cobb chipped in with 16.

Maybe these games can be pro-rated towards the 2011 end of season RPI?

By Paul M. Banks
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Northwestern B-ball names Captains, Departs for Italian Adventure

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Northwestern head men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody announced seniors Jeff Ryan (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) and Michael Thompson (Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park) have been selected team captains for the upcoming season.

“Jeff and Michael have proven to be tremendous leaders throughout their careers and have set a great example to their teammates through their dedication and commitment to the program,” Carmody said. “They have earned the respect of their teammates as well as the staff.”

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