North Central (Ill.) Cardinals

All times Eastern
Overall: 28-4 - Conference: 11-3
11/16 vs. Illinois Tech W, 73-20 BX
11/17 vs. Hope W, 60-49 BX
11/20 vs. Aurora W, 84-77 BX
11/24 vs. Carroll W, 93-83 BX
12/1 at Trine W, 64-47 BX RC RC
12/2 at Kalamazoo W, 72-57 BX RC
12/8 vs. Simpson W, 65-46 BX RC RC
12/11 vs. UW-Platteville W, 73-64 BX RC
12/15 at Benedictine W, 61-55 BX RC RC
12/28 at Ramapo W, 67-57 BX RC
@ D3hoops.com Classic, Las Vegas
12/29 vs. UW-La Crosse W, 80-72 BX RC
@ D3hoops.com Classic, Las Vegas
1/2 at Elmhurst * • W, 71-51 BX RC
1/5 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) * • W, 69-55 BX RC
1/9 at Carthage * • L, 64-53 BX RC
1/12 vs. Augustana * • W, 59-46 BX RC
1/16 vs. Millikin * • W, 66-44 BX RC
1/19 at North Park * • W, 69-61 BX RC
1/23 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 69-61 BX RC
1/26 at Wheaton (Ill.) * • L, 71-69 BX RC RC
1/30 vs. Carthage * • W, 60-52 BX RC RC
2/2 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 66-54 BX
2/6 at Millikin * • W, 59-58 BX RC RC
2/9 at Augustana * • W, 76-62 BX RC
2/16 vs. North Park * • W, 88-61 BX RC
2/19 vs. Illinois Wesleyan * • W, 87-83 BX RC
2/22 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) W, 59-50 BX RC
@ Illinois Wesleyan
2/23 vs. Augustana W, 70-63 BX RC
@ Bloomington, Ill.
3/2 vs. Centre W, 66-50 BX RC
3/9 vs. UW-Whitewater W, 64-60 BX RC RC PH
@ Benedictine
3/16 vs. Illinois Wesleyan W, 83-73 BX RC
3/22 vs. Middlebury W, 77-65 BX RC
@ Salem Civic Center
3/23 at Amherst L, 52-44 BX RC
@ Salem Civic Center

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 28-4 - Conference: 11-3
1/2 at Elmhurst * • W, 71-51 BX RC
1/5 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) * • W, 69-55 BX RC
1/9 at Carthage * • L, 64-53 BX RC
1/12 vs. Augustana * • W, 59-46 BX RC
1/16 vs. Millikin * • W, 66-44 BX RC
1/19 at North Park * • W, 69-61 BX RC
1/23 at Illinois Wesleyan * • L, 69-61 BX RC
1/26 at Wheaton (Ill.) * • L, 71-69 BX RC RC
1/30 vs. Carthage * • W, 60-52 BX RC RC
2/2 vs. Elmhurst * • W, 66-54 BX
2/6 at Millikin * • W, 59-58 BX RC RC
2/9 at Augustana * • W, 76-62 BX RC
2/16 vs. North Park * • W, 88-61 BX RC
2/19 vs. Illinois Wesleyan * • W, 87-83 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)

2012-13

Illinois Wesleyan 13-1 23-6
North Central (Ill.) 11-3 28-4
Wheaton (Ill.) 10-4 21-7
Augustana 8-6 19-8
Carthage 7-7 12-13
Millikin 4-10 8-17
Elmhurst 2-12 6-19
North Park 1-13 6-19

Past Records

2014-15 (2-0, 0-0 CCIW)
2013-14 (14-11, 7-7 CCIW)
2012-13 (28-4, 11-3 CCIW)
2011-12 (22-8, 12-2 CCIW)
2010-11 (15-11, 11-3 CCIW)
2009-10 (12-13, 5-9 CCIW)
2008-09 (16-10, 8-6 CCIW)
2007-08 (10-15, 4-10 CCIW)
2006-07 (15-10, 8-6 CCIW)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Todd Raridon
Conference: CCIW

North Central (Ill.)

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 2490
Location: Naperville, IL
Colors: Cardinal, White
Region: Midwest
Arena: Gregory Arena (2482)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

February 15, 2014
North Central Men Celebrate Senior Night with Win over Wheaton
With an assist from their underclassmen, the seniors on the North Central College men's basketball...
February 6, 2014
North Central Men Close Strong in Win at Millikin
The North Central College men's basketball team kept itself in contention for a spot in the College...
January 29, 2014
Men's wrap: All four one
After Ohio Wesleyan edged Wooster on Wednesday night, there is a four-way tie for first in the NCAC....
January 29, 2014
North Central Guns Down No. 14 Augustana
Tasked with the first of a series of must-win games, the North Central College men's basketball team...
December 14, 2013
North Central Men Turn Away Comeback, Win Fourth Straight
Clutch second-half shooting and strong defense down the stretch helped the North Central College...
November 26, 2013
Low-Post Focus Leads North Central Men to Win
Exhibiting a concerted focus on its low-post game, the North Central College men's basketball...
November 20, 2013
North Central Smashes Illinois Tech, 87-30
The North Central College men's basketball team made quick work of the Illinois Institute of...
March 22, 2013
Final Four is set
St. Thomas came back from a 12-point deficit to knock off Williams and make the semifinals, while...
March 22, 2013
North Central Puts Clamps on Middlebury, Advances to Final Four
The North Central College men's basketball team took its opponents' best shots and countered with...
March 16, 2013
Men's wrap: Next stop, Salem
St. Thomas edged Calvin in a thriller to punch its ticket to Salem. Cabrini is headed there, too,...
March 16, 2013
North Central Marches on to Salem, Elite 8
Remaining unfazed by the bright lights of March, the North Central College men's basketball team put...
March 14, 2013
A storybook season
So many storylines have emerged during North Central's tournament run that script writers everywhere...
March 9, 2013
North Central Takes Down Defending Champs
Getting yet another big-time performance off its bench and erasing a late deficit with a strong...
March 2, 2013
North Central Pulls Away for First-Round Win
Once again taking advantage of quality play in the low post, the North Central College men's...
February 23, 2013
North Central Repeats as CCIW Tourney Champs
The North Central College men's basketball team completed a weekend of making itself at home at...
February 22, 2013
Stretch Run Puts No. 5 North Central in CCIW Final
Some clutch play from its veterans and an inspired performance off the bench moved the North Central...
February 19, 2013
Tuesday wrap: Rivals set up a rematch
This season has been a struggle for Wittenberg but the Tigers remain alive, with Wooster next. Plus...
February 19, 2013
No. 5 North Central Outlasts No. 3 Illinois Wesleyan in OT
The North Central College men's basketball team will enter the postseason with a surge in momentum...
February 16, 2013
North Central Scorches Nets in Senior Night Win
Enjoying its most efficient offensive production of the season, the North Central College men's...
February 9, 2013
Second-Half Rally Nets Win for No. 11 North Central
A furious second-half comeback negated a subpar first half and extended a winning streak for the...
February 6, 2013
No. 11 North Central Nips Millikin, 59-58
Facing a much more stubborn effort than it had in this season's previous meeting, the North Central...
January 30, 2013
North Central Rallies to Remain Perfect at Home
The 10th home win of the season was a difficult one for the North Central College men's basketball...
January 26, 2013
North Central Drops Overtime Battle at Wheaton
After a tooth-and-nail battle too big for 40 minutes, the North Central College men's basketball...
January 24, 2013
A storm of youth getting it done for Simpson
Brian Niemuth has seen plenty of freshmen come through the women's basketball ranks at Simpson. But...
January 23, 2013
North Central Men Undone in Final Minutes at Illinois Wesleyan
The North Central College men's basketball team saw an opportunity to move into a tie for first...
January 19, 2013
North Central Men Withstand Comeback Effort at North Park
Playing with a lack of available bodies but a wealth of determination and hustle, the North Central...
January 16, 2013
No. 5 North Central Buries Millikin in Second Half
Constructing an overwhelming second-half run with stifling defense and timely shooting, the North...
January 12, 2013
North Central Men Top Augustana in Defensive Struggle
Playing shorthanded and looking to bounce back from its first loss of the season, the North Central...
January 9, 2013
Wednesday wrap: It all falls apart
As conference play gets started in earnest, the opponents that know you best are beginning to show...
January 5, 2013
Top-Ranked North Central Extends Winning Streak
A stout defensive performance and a dominant second half led to a big win for the North Central...
January 2, 2013
Top-Ranked North Central Cruises in CCIW Opener
Making its debut in College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) play as well as taking the...
January 2, 2013
North Central Men Achieve First No. 1 Ranking
For the first time in its 111-year history, the North Central College men's basketball team is the...
December 29, 2012
Free Throws Clinch 11th Straight Win for North Central Men
Faced with a halftime deficit for just the second time this season, the North Central College men's...
December 28, 2012
Interviews from the D3hoops.com Classic
As the weekend progresses, here's where you'll find interviews from coaches and players at the 2012...
December 28, 2012
No. 3 North Central Men Repel No. 10 Ramapo in Vegas Opener
Overcoming a spirited second-half effort from a previously-unbeaten opponent, the North Central...
December 15, 2012
Saturday wrap: Primed for a showdown
Ramapo and North Central (Ill.) completed their undefeated runs to their showdown at the D3hoops...
December 15, 2012
No. 4 North Central Men Hang on to Beat Benedictine
The North Central College men's basketball team hung on to beat the Benedictine University Eagles,...
December 11, 2012
Strong Second Half Fuels Win for North Central Men
Playing through significant foul trouble and emerging with a strong run of play in the second half,...
December 8, 2012
No. 4 North Central Men Shut Down Simpson
The North Central College men's basketball team improved to 5-0 at home and extended its perfect...
December 2, 2012
No. 5 North Central Men Set Record for Blocks vs. Kalamazoo
The North Central College men's basketball team put a significant size advantage to good use on...
December 1, 2012
No. 5 North Central Men Top Trine for First Road Win
Defense continued to be the calling card for the North Central College men's basketball team on...
November 17, 2012
Early risers
North Central (Ill.) and Virginia Wesleyan shut down their Top 10 opponents. Adrian beat Wooster at...
March 3, 2012
North Central Men March on to Sweet Sixteen
Continuing to show the grit and determination common among successful tournament teams, the North...
February 25, 2012
North Central Men Surge to CCIW Tournament Title
A volume of crowd noise not recalled by North Central College faithful in more than 20 years swelled...
February 24, 2012
North Central Men Advance to CCIW Title Game
The North Central College men's basketball team will play for a College Conference of Illinois &...
February 22, 2012
Big resume, big name
Heidi VanDerveer has coached under Pat Summit and as a head coach in the WNBA, while her sister,...
February 18, 2012
North Central Men Clinch Outright CCIW Title
Saturday began with a Senior Day celebration and ended with a coronation at Gregory Arena, as the...
February 14, 2012
North Central Men Clinch Share of CCIW Title
For the second time in school history, the North Central College men's basketball team has claimed...
February 7, 2012
Tuesday wrap: Cards in catbird seat
The North Central men are on the verge of clinching the CCIW. Plus West Conn and Hobart win in...
February 7, 2012
North Central Men Win Seventh Straight at Illinois Wesleyan
The North Central College men's basketball team moved one step closer to securing its first outright...
February 4, 2012
North Central Men Subdue No. 15 Augustana in Defensive Struggle
The two most-highly rated defensive teams in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin...
January 31, 2012
Raridon Sparks North Central's Win at Elmhurst
The North Central College men's basketball team leaned on one of its captains in Tuesday evening's...
January 24, 2012
Strong Second Half Propels North Central Men Past North Park
Following a script similar to Saturday's victory over Millikin University, the North Central College...
January 21, 2012
North Central Men Bury Millikin, 74-37
Millikin University kept pace through most of the early going, but North Central College put on a...
January 17, 2012
Tuesday wrap: More wins in the Cards
The hottest team in the Little Three is the one that’s unranked, at least for now. Wesleyan...
January 17, 2012
Free Throws Push North Central Men Past No. 17 Illinois Wesleyan
The race for first place in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin men's basketball...
January 10, 2012
North Central Men Improve to 7-0 at Home
The North Central College men's basketball team kept its perfect records at Gregory Arena and in...
February 14, 2011
Gamble pays off for North Central
Landon Gamble scored seven of his points in overtime and North Central (Ill.) solidified its hold on...

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