NU Sports News Digest

<b>Football</b> is having a few problems,<br> but <b>Volleyball</b> continues to roll, <b>Field Hockey</b> wins another, <b>Men's Soccer</b> Gets a Tie and a Win, <b>Women's Soccer</b> gets a victory too.

FOOTBALL

Wildcats Fall to Miami, 44-14 [NU Sports]

No way to sugar coat this one, the Cats were just flat beaten Saturday
Miami [Ohio] 44 - NU 14 [Purple Reign]

The headline says it all about NU's play
Cats flat, and that's a fact [Chicago Trib]

What we needed was for something to happen early, and it didint'
Powerless without electricity [Chicago Trib]

NU defense says uncle, Ben [Sun Times]

Wildcats share blame in humbling loss [Daily Herald]

The sub-headline was "NU throws a sissy fit"
Miami (Ohio) 44, Northwestern 14 [Daily Southtown/AP]
Miami Redhawks:


 RedHawks Rout Northwestern, 44-14 [MURedhawks]

RedHawks Roll to 44-14 Win at Northwestern [MURedhawks]

RedHawks respond with convincing win [Cincy Post]

Duke Blue Devils:
Garber FG Lifts Duke Over Rice, 27-24, In OT [GoDuke]

Devils finally win a close one [Herald Sun]

Back-to-back wins? Duke hosts the Owls [the Chronicle]
Big 10

Illinois goes down kicking [Chicago Trib]

UNLV, Brimmer brutalize banged-up Badgers [Sun Times]

Illini defense soars, offense snores

Buckeyes make it a triple treat

Nebraska grinds out victory over Penn State Hoosiers get going on ground [Sun Times]

Spartans blow 12-point lead in final 69 seconds[Sun Times]

Recruiting:
From the Insiders.com and others
Nate Lyles: Illinois DB gets another Big Ten offer
Mike Neuhaus: IL LB commits to Conference USA

VOLLEYBALL

Wildcats Complete Sweep of Tournament With 3-0 Victory Against Columbia [NU Sports]

Northwestern Defeats Hurricanes, 3-1 [NU Sports]

Wildcats Earn Fifth Consecutive 3-0 Sweep [NU Sports]

FIELD HOCKEY

19th-Ranked Wildcats Down Ball State [NU Sports]

SOCCER

Men
Wildcats Trip Up DePaul in Overtime, 2-1 [NU Sports]
Wildcats and Panthers Tie, 2-2 [NU Sports]

Women
NU Downs DePaul, 2-1 [NU Sports]

GOLF

Women: Cats in 3rd Place
Rain Continues to Hamper Badger Invitational [NU Sports]
Rain Suspends First Round at Badger Invitational [NU Sports]

MISCELLANY

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
NBA Cats

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

Luke Donald: Is playing in the Quad Cities at the John Deere Classic
Luke's at -1 for the first 3 rounds

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Oregon Classic

Jim Benepe - Missed the cut
Jess Daley - at -1 Tied for 48th

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
Wilfong wins in Dothan [Golfweek]

Bjorn Widerstedt - Tied for 43rd at +8


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