Huge Week for Northwestern Basketball as They Approach the Top 25

Posted by Aaron Morse on December-14-2009 Add Comments

Everyone knows Northwestern men's basketball has never made the NCAA Tournament. But did you know they haven't appeared in the AP Top 25 since the 1968-1969 season? That's the year my mom was a freshman in college, as was a long time ago. (Just kidding mom!)

Wins over North Florida and Stanford this week could very well propel NU into that rarefied air. Right now, the Wildcats are technically 31st in the country, as they've received 59 votes in the latest AP poll.

Oh by the way, that's more votes than their in-state foe Illinois got from the AP.

Stanford isn't exactly a world beater (they've lost to the likes of San Diego and Oral Roberts), but they're a reasonably talented team that took Kentucky to overti...

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