Bill Carmody out as Northwestern basketball coach

Bill Carmody took Northwestern basketball from the depths of Division I to respectability. But given 13 chances, he could not take the Wildcats to the NCAA tournament. And ultimately that’s what led to a change Saturday, ending years of “should they or shouldn’t they” debate.

Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips will address the move at a 5:30 p.m. news confeence in Evanston.

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Northwestern head coach Bill Carmody paces the sidelines in the second half against Penn State at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston on Thursday, February 24, 2011. Penn State beat Northwestern 66-52. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune)

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