Northwestern unveils new hoops uniform

Northwestern Jersey

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Northwestern, as expected, unveiled its new Under Armour basketball uniform Wednesday. Unlike the school’s new football jerseys, it doesn’t feature the Northwestern Stripe across the numbers. That’s a bit of a surprise, considering Under Armour placed it on the team’s practice jersey.

[NUSports.com: View a photo gallery of the new uniform]

No fear, though, the Stripe is accounted for. It’s placed under both armpits of the jersey and on the sides of the shorts. Another cool feature: The numbers, collar, armpits and shorts (the sides, at least) feature the brick pattern of the buildings on campus.

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Here’s what the shorts look like:

Northwestern Shorts

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And, like all Big Ten teams this season, the left shoulder is home to the required “B1G” patch.

BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina covers football and men’s basketball for BTN.com. He writes the popular uniform feature “Clothes Call,” which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina’s RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.

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