2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
20-11, 8th in Big Ten

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Northwestern's men's basketball team played in Salt Lake City 35+ years ago against the host for its NCAA tournament debut Thursday vs. Vanderbilt. Utah defeated the Wildcats 88-69, 12/23/71. And while NU's men are in their first NCAAs, its women's team was in 7 from 1982-2015 and won 3 games.

Plum excited for attention toward women's hoops (2:04)
Northwestern guard turns ball over in unique way (0:34)
Thursday's not top plays (0:50)
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98dGraham Hays

Northwestern pulls together in time of tragedy

Northwestern players had each other this past weekend, as a team and as a student body. But they weren't whole. Not without Jordan Hankins.

Darron Cummings/Associated Press

NU honors Hankins in first game since death

The Northwestern women's basketball team honored Jordan Hankins by wearing her name and number during warmups Saturday and then won in its first game since her death.

Slocum leads Maryland to rout over Northwestern (0:50)
Ohio State holds off Northwestern (1:00)
Northwestern bounces Banham, Minnesota from Big Ten tournament (1:08)
Maryland-Northwestern Postgame Breakdown (1:19)