Bill Carmody's time has come

After 13 seasons and no NCAA appearances, it's time for Northwestern to move on

Updated: March 15, 2013, 9:48 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Part of me wished that Northwestern beat Iowa just so coach Bill Carmody could possibly pull a Costanza, "going out on top" by leaving his postgame news conference with a "Good night everybody!" and a wave.

That dream had as much chance of happening as Northwestern winning the NCAA tournament. Or heck, even making it.

Northwestern, the Charlie Brown of Big Ten basketball, ended its season Thursday night in the Big Ten tournament with a 73-59 loss. Carmody will almost surely ...

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