3.17.2012

Carmody hopes NU makes long NIT run

Evanston, Illinois - Northwest coach Bill Carmody said Monday he would discuss his future with the great director Jim Phillips after the Wildcats finish their games in the NIT.

"We're at the end of each year, so it is not expected for several weeks," said Carmody, who in the 12th season in college.

Wildcats are not selected to play in the NCAA tournament Sunday. They were invited to an egg in a row. Wildcats will host Akron on Tuesday.

Carmody was disappointed not only that the program has failed to reach the first NCAA tournament, but the Wildcats were No. 4 seed in the NIT. North-west are considered as a bubble team NCAA tournament begins on Sunday.

"I was shocked," said Carmody. "I think it is a seed over it. I think we are at worst, two seeds.

"It was a big disappointment yesterday, but failed to Thursday you have five days [losing to Minnesota in the Big Ten tournament.]. I think that failure. As a result, the way it would seem, though he hit men, we ride That's what it seems. It seems to beat Michigan. "

Carmody is a non-conference schedule for Northwestern improved this season, including holding Baylor and a trip to Creighton. But he said that instead of examining how the Wildcats are scheduled based on the team selected for the NCAA tournament Sunday.

"We have to look at everything," Carmody said. "It was a bad loss does not seem to hurt as much as a good team to help them win. Some teams have some very bad losses, but they were in December, so it does not seem to matter. We will definitely look into aspects of our schedule.

"Sit on my team and Phillips, Jim and see what we can do from a programming point of view will help us. We've done that, but maybe we need to do a little more, think about it a little differently. "

Carmody has confidence in the Northwest has a non-conference schedule next season, Stanford Wildcats strong accommodation and travel to Baylor. He also said he still has some openings in the northwest on your calendar.