NU Sports News Digest

<b>Basketball</b> gets first win of 2003-04 <br><b>Swimming</b> records fall to the pool cats at Purdue <br><b>Jason Wright</b> is <b>Football</b> MVP [surprise!] <br>And there's some <b>NFL Cat</b> news and more <b>Bowl Speculation</b> too...

BASKETBALL

Climbs to the top of the list...with a win
Men
Northwestern Upends Chicago State, 76-60

Jitim and Co. just too "slick" in operating the NU offense.
+ Tougher Cougars fall to NU
+ Wildcats, Young stay on target
+ NU splits two games in opening weekend
+ Young keeps Wildcats focused
+ Northwestern 76, Chicago State 60

Post game interviews with BC
Cats win by 16: 76-60

FOOTBALL

Rees, Heinz, Price, Strief, Castillo, Howard, Ward and Herron also honored
Jason Wright Earns Repeat Team MVP Honors at Annual NGN Football Banquet
Are we Bowling?
SjT: A question for those familiar with bowl rules
+ NU, NIU wait, wonder about bowls
+ Cats still have hope they aren't bowled over
+ Different destinies: Ill, and out for thrill

More on the game with Illinois
+ Cats run over rival Illini
+ NU players call Illinois' behavior 'childish'
+ Cleanup Man Heinz walked into perfect situation at NU
 

From the Illini:
+ Illini drop final game
$ Illini finish what they started
$ Competition already under way for next season's starting QB
+ Season finally comes to end
+ Northwestern helps the Ilini become 1-11
Other Big 10
And now the Police Blotter begins...
Penn St. receiver arrested

RECRUITING

Was looking at NU
DE Tim Jamison: $ Jamison Makes A Second U-M Visit

Still has to visit us and Stanford
FB Jerod Arlich: $ Arlich Speaks On Fifth Visit

A "solid" Illinois commit is now looking at Purdue - any other IL commits wavering?
$ CHANGE OF HEART
 

SWIMMING

Men:
Record-Breaking Wildcats Finish Second at Purdue Invitational

ALUMNI

NFL Cats
Our dolphin gets and ankle injury
Sam Simmons: Injures Ankle
PGA Cats
Are finished for the year...

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