There was plenty of optimism surrounding Northwestern at the midpoint of the Big Ten season, with the Wildcats sitting at 5-5 in the league. Since then, the Wildcats have lost five in a row -- and now will be without their second-leading scorer going forward.
Head coach Chris Collins announced on Thursday that JerShon Cobb would miss the rest of the season.
Head coach Chris Collins announced that JerShon Cobb will miss the remainder of the season due to injury.— NU Men's Basketball (@NUMensBball) February 27, 2014
Collins on Cobb: It's the combination of a knee injury and a foot issue.— NU Men's Basketball (@NUMensBball) February 27, 2014
Collins: He's really going to have a great off-season of strength and conditioning so that he doesn't break down.— NU Men's Basketball (@NUMensBball) February 27, 2014
Cobb, a 6-foot-5 junior, is averaging 12.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.3 rebounds this season.