NU Sports News Digest

The <b>Football</b> loss Saturday was hard to take, almost as bad as the week before, <br>here are all the Gory Details <br><b>Volleyball</b> picks up first Big 10 Win <br>More weekend <b>Wildcat</b> sports reports <br>and the PGA Cat [Luke] is battling for the lead....


Steve finds a lot of "old coach" lines in the NU-Minny Game...
You could call it a Cliche 'Cat Loss...

Skip M's take on the game....
Minnesota's big play thwarts Northwestern

NU went to the air after scoring 2 - here's Walker's explanation, plus info on why Clark didn't play, plus injury updates....
NU runs away from the run

What's going wrong on the O side....?
A once-mighty offense fails to produce points

The rodent's seem to be able get things going - maybe that's what happened?
Gophers find holes

Strange story - starts off with a whine about NU raising student ticket prices....
Quick strike portends NU's collapse

Walker - "I'll take the blame for that, I guess." - Attitude and execution to blame?Durr was not amused...
Quick 14-0 lead does Wildcats little good

The official story from NU Sports/AP
Wildcats Fall To No. 21 Minnesota
And more background from NU -
Northwestern Game Notes
Randy Explains it all -
Northwestern Quotes

Final Stats

FEW's take on the game
Gophers stomp Wilting Wildcats 42-17
 From the Minnesota Side:
Minnesota Quotes (Glen Mason)

It was the worse quarter they've played, then the best 3 quarters....
Gophers overcome sluggish start to thump Northwestern

The Gophers were really down in the 1st quarter, then they turned it around.
GOPHERS 42, NORTHWESTERN 17: Deficit is Minnesota rouser

According to this, the Gophers didn't change anything, just turned up the volume...
Sideline challenge helped turn Gophers defense around

Gophers notes: Abdul-Khaliq has career passing day

At Indiana [10/11]
Hoosiers fail to put two halves together again, lose 31-3 at Michigan State

Indiana just can't get it together
Another Step back for IU

IU couldn't get ball to bounce its way

Spartans dominate Hoosiers in the air

The Indy defense needs a KITA during the game, not that it helped - also has injury reports...
Notebook: Coach gets physical with his defense

For Hoosiers, it's more of the same ol' sad story

Other Future Big 10 Opponents, etc.
Big 10 wrapup
Three Teams Improve to Perfect 2-0 Conference Records

Illini lose to Purdue 43-10
Total defeat for Illini
Purdue achieves payback
Purdue's Void leaves Illinois feeling empty
Void runs for 4 TDs as Boilers rout Illini

Michigan stumbles at Iowa
Iowa deals Michigan title blow

Spartans rout Hoosiers, improve to 5-1


Joe Ganz: Ganz Favors Three Schools [Another rushing QB who likes NU]
John Kadous*: Three Stand Out [Wants to get out of the heat at Arizona]
Chris Henry*: Will Play in Pac-10 [Apparently we had a good shot at this kid]
[Players with * have NU offers]


Wildcats Host Eighth Windon Memorial Classic Oct. 6-7


Northwestern Blanked by Spartans 3-0


The First Big 10 conference win comes over the Iowa Hawkeyes...
NU Grabs A Big Ten Win
However, Friday, Minny continued their streak...
Northwestern Spiked by Minnesota 3-0


Wildcats Head South to Dance With Devils

Wildcats Fall to Minnesota 2-1


Cats running in the Sean Earl Lakefront Invit
Wildcats Will Send Everyone to Loyola


Murphy's Mark - words of wisdom from the AD


NFL Cats

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

Luke Donald: Will be trying to repeat as the champ - Southern Farm Bureau Classic
Luke is in 5th at -13 going into the final round...
Huston hangs tough at Southern Farm
Huston hunts Farm title

* Playing The Nationwide Tour
Monterey Peninsula Classic

Jim Benepe -  No
Jess Daley - Withdrew after 1st round
Brian Payne -  No

* Playing the Canadian Tour
Tour is done for the year
Josh Habig -
Scott Harrington -

* Playing The NGA/Hooters Tour
Bjorn Widerstedt

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