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After every season, at least for the last handful of years, Northwest men’s basketball coach Ben McCollum has been a topic of discussion when people talk about Division I job openings. He has been one of the premiere candidates at the next level since leading the program to its first nationa… Read more

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Welcome back to Walk The Talk, the weekly mailbag column where I answer all of your questions regarding Northwest Athletics. Last weekend, Northwest football lined up against another team for the first time since Dec. 7, 2019. There were 490 days in between the Bearcats’ last game of the 201… Read more

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Northwest men’s basketball was 4 minutes and 11 seconds away from the Final Four when Byron Alexander went down. The Bearcats led West Liberty 93-69 at that point, so Northwest coach Ben McCollum wasn’t relying on the freshman guard for any late-game heroics March 24 in Evansville, Indiana. Read more

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Welcome back to Walk The Talk, a weekly mailbag column in which I — your favorite Northwest insider — answer all of your questions regarding Northwest Athletics. For the past month, it seems like nearly every question has been about Northwest men’s basketball, and I can’t really be mad, eith… Read more

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ABERDEEN, S.D. — There stood Ben McCollum, on the edge of the southeast corner of Don Meyer Court in Wachs Arena. The Northwest men’s basketball coach was leaning against a security rope while someone was holding an iPhone up to his face. Read more

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Welcome back to Walk The Talk, the weekly mailbag column where I answer all of your questions regarding Northwest Athletics. Last weekend, Northwest football lined up against another team for the first time since Dec. 7, 2019. There were 490 days in between the Bearcats’ last game of the 201…