There are financial advantages to letting Bill Carmody finish out his contract at Northwestern, as there won’t be a buyout. NU needs to put more money into its next coach and the program as a whole when that coach takes over. Even if Carmody makes the Big Dance next season, the school has to help him out by upgrading facilities and re-examining admission standards. Without a … [Read more...] about Who might replace Bill Carmody at Northwestern?
Bill Carmody’s seat is warm. Warmer than he has ever felt it before and warmer than a seat typically gets for coaches at Northwestern. After yet another year in which his team failed to miss the NCAA Tournament, Carmody is taking heat. And he certainly deserves it. This year’s team underachieved. It failed in the clutch so many times throughout the season and couldn’t … [Read more...] about Should Northwestern give Bill Carmody another year?
The Purdue Boilermakers will open the college basketball season on Nov. 11 when they host Northern Illinois in the first of two rededication games in conjunction with Mackey Celebration Weekend. The game will mark the official celebration of the three-year, $99.5 million renovation that represents the most comprehensive and significant facility undertaking in the University’s … [Read more...] about Big Ten Basketball News and Notes: Purdue Schedule, NU Staff Promotion