NU Sports News Digest for Friday 11/15

Updated Friday Afternoon - Another short list of links today: Football Academic Honors, Volleyball big this weekend, Fencing hosts a big tourney too and Soccer ends the season...


FOOTBALL
Five Northwestern Student-Athletes Named to Verizon Academic All-District Team [NU Sports]
NU Makes Hot/Not [CNN/SI]
Inside Slant [USA Today]

Commentary
The Thinking Fan: Money still talks, and too many listen up [Seattle PI]

Recruiting
NU in the hunt for Texas Center [Purple Reign]
'Cats Offer Florida Lineman [Purple Reign]

Big 10
Bowl Projections [ESPN]
Big 10 Report [ESPN]

BASKETBALL
Men's Basketball Announces Signing of Vince Scott [NU Sports]

VOLLEYBALL
For 1st time in two decades, NU eyeing NCAA tourney[The Daily]
Wildcats' Lodzik coming of age [Evanston Review]
Wildcat Volleyball Welcomes Purdue and Illinois This Weekend [NU Sport s]
Listen to NU Volleyball LIVE on the Internet [WNUR]

CROSS COUNTRY
Senior runners hope next meet won't be the last of their careers [The Daily]
Wildcats Set To Run at NCAA Regional [NU Sports]

FENCING
Northwestern Hosts NU Duals, Illinois Junior Olympics [NU Sports]

SOCCER
Northwestern Falls to Michigan, 1-0 [NU Sports]
Martin Earns Second-Team All-Big Ten Honors[NU Sports]
Cats dropped in first round of postseason [The Daily]

ALUMNI
The PGA Cats
Luke Donald:
Vote for the PGA Rookie of the year [PGA]

Jess Daley:
Daley playing in final stage of Q-School again [PGA]


Don't forget Stephen J. Truog's Pigskin Picks [No Money, Just Prestige!] Here are This Week's Games

Coach Randy Walker will be on with WGN's Spike O'Dell  on selected Friday Mornings (usually before home games) at 8:20 AM.

And he usually joins Dave Kaplan and Tom Waddle on WGN Sports Central Wednesday nights between 7 & 8 PM CT.

Find a link to an NU Story? E-mail it to Coach Roy at rstetson@capps-assoc.com include the URL and "NU Sports News" in the reference. I don't repeat links to AP stories so you may not see every web reference to the same story...


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