NU Sports News Digest

All the gory details about NU <b>Football</b>'s loss to air Force.</font> <br><b>Volleyball</b> sweeps a tournament, <b>Men's Soccer</b>has first loss, <b>Women's Soccer</b> gets 1st win.</font> <br><b>PGA Cats</b> finishing up, <b>NFL CATs</b> ready for openers...

[Coach Roy's Comments on the stories are in Italics:
remember that I try to only get one copy of an AP story]

FOOTBALL

Our Post game story - with Randy Walker's post game comments
Air Force 22 - NU 21 [Purple Reign]

Stephen J. Truog's post game report...
A punch in the gut. [Purple Reign]

The official NU Sports Story...
Wildcats Edged By Air Force, 22-21 [NU Sports]

A tale of two halves - and 4 picks.
NU throws game away[Chicago Trib]

Good quotes from Brett Basanez in this story...
Dose of airsickness deflates NU [Sun-Times]

"We can't have those errors happen in the fourth quarter," Brett B after the loss...
NU's error-prone offense fizzles [Daily Herald]
More on the game from Don Walsh...
Northwestern lacks finishing kick [Daily Southtown]

The story about Chance Harride's ejection, and the NU injury report...
Falcons QB takes swing, gets tossed[Chicago Trib]

Marvin Ward gets the last minute call and steps up with 17 tackles and a forced fumble...
Ward makes most of last-minute switch to free safety[Sun-Times]

From Air Force Falcons' Side:
Talking with the Air Force defensive players who made a difference in the 4th quarter....
AFA intercepts Northwestern for win [RMN]

Canary? 'Cats crave[d] Falcons [RMN]

The Falcon's win from their perspective...
Falcons show fury at finish [Denver Post]

Ejection of Harridge hands keys to Fitch [Denver Post]

Miami Redhawks:
Didn't Play
Duke Blue Devils:
Adam Smith comes off the bench to throw 2 TD's and turn the game around after being benched.
Blue Devils Take 29-3 Win Over 1-AA Western Carolina [GoDuke]

Change does Devils good [Herald Sun]

Big 10
Big Ten Football - Close Calls and Blowouts the Gridiron Theme Saturday [Big 10]

ISU battles, but Illini win [Chicago Trib]
Turner praises ISU's plan; O'Brien, Davis on crutches[Chicago Trib]
Beutjer leads way for Illini Defense needs to tighten up soon [Sun-Times]
32-point underdog nearly bites Buckeyes[Sun-Times]

Hot Wolverines have minds set on Notre Dame [Sun-Times]

Evans saves Badgers, zips through Akron defense for 99-yard TD[Sun-Times]

Upset special: Boilermakers bowled over [Sun-Times]

No friend of the program  [Sun-Times]

Third-quarter meltdown dooms IU [Sun-Times]
Big plays spark Spartans' rout [Sun-Times]

BASKETBALL

NU Women on TV twice in January...
Big Ten Announces 2003-04 Women's Basketball Television Schedule [Big 10]

Regular Season Television Schedule [Big 10]

VOLLEYBALL

Those "other Court Cats"  like playing in Chicago - how about 3 in a row!
Wildcats Complete Sweep Of Chicago Challenge With 3-0 Win Against Illinois-Chicago[NU Sports]

NU Knocks Off Rebels At Chicago Challenge, 3-0 [NU Sports]

Wildcats Defeat Loyola In Opening Match Of Chicago Challenge, 3-0 [NU Sports]
 

SOCCER

Men
Suffer first loss
'Cats Fall to College of Charleston, 5-2 [NU Sports]

Women
get their first win of the 2003 season
'Cats Down Florida Atlantic 1-0 in Double OT [NU Sports]

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
NBA Cats

PGA Cats
Where They're Playing this week - Tee Times Local

Luke Donald: Taking the week off

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Envirocare Utah Classic

Jim Benepe - at -7 tied for 27th
Jess Daley -  at -2 tied for 60th

Brian Payne - Not scheduled

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Tour is done for the year

Josh Habig - Finished 31st [$15,396] on the Order of Merit List

Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
The Dothan Classic

Bjorn Widerstedt - Not Scheduled


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