NU Sports News Digest for Monday & Tuesday

Athlete of the week awards, plus the Court Cats (Men & Women) are getting back in action - the women tonight, men tomorrow night. There's more Recruiting News as one commit is solidified and two more say yes.



Northwestern Names Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week -
Basketball's Kristin Ambrose and Wrestler Brendan Curran earn honors this week.
 

BASKETBALL
Men:

Getting ready for the Big 10 - Does the Cat's schedule do the job?
Wildcats report: Getting inside [Sportsline]

And there's a new poll on the front page -
How tough is the NU PreConference Schedule?

Next up - The Elon Phoenix
Who won a close one against cross town rival UNC-Greensboro with a come from behind win on a layup in the final seconds
[sound familiar?]
Marsh's basket helps Elon settle score with UNCG [News-Record]

Marsh, Phoenix Sink UNC Greensboro [Phoenix Athletics.]

Marsh's basket propels Elon past Spartans [Times-News]


Women:

How do you draw a crowd for a basketball game when there's no student's around? Bring in the Kids! The Lady Court Cats play Dayton tonight at 7 CST - and there will be a crowd.
Dayton Flys in for 'Wildcat Field Trip' [NU Sports]


FOOTBALL
Recruiting

NU got two more verbals yesterday - A big D-Lineman, and speedy wide receiver. They also got good news from another WR who got accepted in NU so his commit is good too.
Three More Solid Commits [Purple Reign$]

Reggie McPherson: Visits Illinois [Pool Recruiting$]

Aaron Burdex: Chickasha WR pledges NU [Purple Reign$]

David Ngene: Commits to the Cats [Purple Reign$]


Commentary

Lamberton: On Bear Bryant, The Junction Boys and NU Football [Purple Reign]


WRESTLING

Family, friends remember Charles Kim at memorial service [The Daily]

ALUMNI
NFL Cats

Napoleon Harris: Was the leading tackler against Miami but no stories about Napo in the game.


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