NU Sports News Digest for Thursday 12/19

We cooked the Phoenix, now we have to douse the Flames - The NU Wildcats get some early season tournament type practice with back to back games tonight as Illinois - Chicago comes to call. There's also most of the stories on the win last night, and some Recruiting updates too.



The Court Cats got in front of Elon and never looked back, Playing a strong 2nd half - the Wildcats rolled over the Phoenix of Elon University...
Blake Bounces back from Ankle Injury [Purple Reign]
NU Beats Elon 66-51 [Purple Reign]
Wildcats Down Elon, 66-51 [NU Sports]
Wildcats prepare for old friends [Chicago Sports]
NU shakes off rust, eases past Elon [Sun Times]
Northwestern eats up Elon [Daily Herald]
Northwestern 66, Elon 51 [Sportsline/AP]
Late surge lifts Northwestern past Elon [TSN/AP]
Box Score [Yahoo]

Looking Ahead to the Flames:
The Purple Reign Pregame Intel Report on UIC
Thursday's college previews [Chicago Sports]
Illinois-Chicago at Northwestern [Sun Times]
UIC's grind continues with Northwestern [Daily Herald]
City Rivalry Renewed On Thursday Night When Men's Basketball Meets Northwestern [UIC Site]


Trevor Rees: More on Trevor [Purple Reign]
Moderick Johnson: Big Target [Heartland Recruiting]
Ryan Thompson: Visits BC - Stanford on deck [Pool]


Ticket Packages Announced For Men's Basketball! [NU Sports]

This is from the Gatorade Sports people on how to avoid heat-related illnesses...
GSSI: Attacking Heat Related Illness and Death [Big 10]

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