Is this finally THE YEAR for Northwestern?

July, 20, 2012
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Jared SwopshireAndy Lyons/Getty ImagesThe addition of transfer Jared Swopshire gave Bill Carmody a much-needed replacement for John Shurna on the roster.
Everything that could go right has gone right for Bill Carmody since another heartbreaking ending to the elusive NCAA tournament quest.

Carmody got a vote of confidence from athletic director Jim Phillips and has multiple seasons left on his contract. The announcement on March 22 meant he would return for his 13th season. Carmody could have easily been sacked after the Wildcats finished 8-10 in the Big Ten, 19-14 overall.

Then, as if a gift had been placed at their Evanston doorstep, 6-8 Louisville senior Jared Swopshire (3.4 ppg, 3 rpg in 13.1 mpg) decided to transfer and play for the Wildcats immediately since he could seek a waiver as a graduating senior with a year left of eligibility.

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Andy Katz | email

Senior Writer, ESPN.com

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