NU Sports News Digest for Saturday 11/23

Story Links to the final football game of 2002, plus a big opening win for the Cats Friday Night. There's Swimming, Alumni Reports and a story on the Wing T too...


FOOTBALL
It's Rivalry Week! Wildcats Host Fighting Illini Saturday at Ryan Field [NU Sports]
In season gone bad, 1 final shot at glory [Chicago Sports]
Finale kicks off the future for NU, Illinois [Daily Herald]
Key Matchup [WNUR]
Keys to the Game [WNUR]

COMMENTARY
Tim Cronin/College Football Beat [Daily Southtown]
A Tribute to the Seniors [Purple Reign]

Next Up: Illinois
Seniors seek retribution vs. Wildcats in season finale [Herald Review]

BASKETBALL
Wildcats Triumph In Opener, 56-36 [NU Sports]
Wildcats run away [Chicago Sports]
Box score [Chicago Sports]

Women:
Illinois-Chicago Edges 'Cats, 58-53 [NU Sports]

Next up - UMES:

SWIMMING
Women First, Men Third After First Day of NU Invitational [NU Sports]

MISCELLANY
Tradition, Meet the Wing T [Post Intelligencer]

ALUMNI
NFL Cats:
Napo Harris: May not Play Sunday [Insiders]

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


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

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 try not to repeat links to AP stories so you may not see every web reference to the same story...


Go Cats - Beat 'em All!

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