It’s almost the weekend in Big Ten land, and the four B1G teams playing tonight have a lot to prove. Here’s what each squad is thirsty for on Thursday night.
Northwestern: HOPE. No, it didn’t all go away when Drew Crawford went down, did it? I think there’s still a little left at the bottom of the jar. Reggie Hearn has taken over as the team’s top scorer, and it seems the whole team can pour it in from long range. Plus, the Cats are actually pretty tough inside with Jared Swopshire and Alex Olah. With a sweet road win against Baylor to fall back on, Northwestern could afford to start the conference season with losses to