Northwestern named John Shurna the school’s athlete of the year. Now that graduation is behind him, can we look forward to hearing his name on draft night? Maybe.
LTP catches up with Northwestern president Morty Schapiro and digs in on the role of athletics as it relates to Northwestern becoming the “hot” school it has become among high school seniors.
With the Portsmouth invitational Tournament set to begin for many of the nation’s best senior players will be showcasing their skills. Shurna was a late withdrawal from the tournament, but his NBA journey is about to begin with eyes set on getting into the Draft and making an impact in the NBA.
The end of the 2011-2012 college basketball season is complete and it’s official swan song has LTP wondering when it will be our time.
John Shurna was trending worldwide after he took home the college 3-point contest crown. He outlasted Temple’s Juan Fernandez in the final, hitting his final seven shots to win by one and become the 3-point master.
I don’t think Wildcat of the Quarter needs much debate. John Shurna will make us all feel happy inside for a long time after this special season. Let’s see who else had special winters in Northwestern purple.
Northwestern will have another tall task as the team travels to Washington tonight. Ridding the Huskies of their size advantage in raw, defensive-minded center Azia N’Diaye and getting offense from JerShon Cobb and John Shurna will be key tonight.