Can Collins Keep It Up At Northwestern?

My Jan. 25 column from CBS Chicago

collins(CBS) When it comes to the glory days of Northwestern basketball, there’s a lot more daze than there is glory.

The Wildcats have never made an NCAA Tournament. The last time they had a winning record in the Big Ten was back in 1968 – when Chris Collins’ dad was a junior in high school. They’ve only had one .500 season in the league once since then.

And so on, and so on …

However, heading into today’s home game against No. 10 Iowa (11 a.m., BTN), Chris Collins’ Northwestern squad is looking like a team that has a shot to actually accomplish something very few NU teams have done before it.

They could give their coach a winning record in his first year.

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