NU Sports News Digest for Sunday 1/5

A good day for the Court Cats as they overpowered Long Island University 70-42. Lots of links here. The women didn't have quite as nice a game - #21 DePaul was too much at home. <br><br> There are also previews of Iowa, and Wrestling too...


BASKETBALL
Men

Jitim's Cloud disappears, Blake may be coming out of it, AJ & DD could be a combo. All the stories on NU's game last night...
Northwestern Knocks Off Long Island, 70-42 [NU Sports]
Sinking 3s is a long shot for Cats [Chicago Sports]
Big Ten next after NU beats Long Island [Sun Times]
Bye Bye Blackbirds...[Purple Reign]
Northwestern 70, Long Island 42 [Sportsline/AP]
Box Score [USA Today]

Two updates from the pregame interview with Coach Bill Carmody...
Blake on the rebound... [Purple Reign]
Is Jitim out of his slump? [Purple Reign]

Next up is Iowa
As always, we provide you links for the upcoming opponent - Iowa is next on Wednesday...
Last Game:
Missouri Downs Men's Basketball [Hawkeyesports]
Clemons carries Mizzou past Iowa [Gazette]
For Missouri, it's in the bank [DM Register]
Tigers outlast Hawks [Hawk Central]
Hawks Fall Short Against Missouri [HTO]

Team News:
Boyd shove no big deal, according to Alford [DM Register]
Iowa spreads responsibility [Hawk Central]

Fresh look for Big Ten [QC Times]
Women
Tough loss to a ranked team as the Lady Court Cats continue to rebuild...
'Cats fall to 24th-Ranked Blue Demons, 70-51 [NU Sports]
Box Score [Yahoo]

Big 10

Wrapping up some of the other Roundball action around the Big 10 yesterday...
Sooners top Michigan State [Sun Times]

Illini contain Helms, coast to easy win [Sun Times]
Bring on Big (Ten) boys [Chicago Sports]
Illini win final tuneup for Big Ten season  [Daily Herald]

WRESTLING

NU is building a wrestling team again...
Northwestern Wins Two of Three at Lone Star Duals [NU Sports]

FOOTBALL
GoUPurple has updated his Photo Gallery
You may also find the Dunkin Donuts graphic on the front page interesting too...

MISCELLANY

Telander: There's 2 sides to every upset [Sun Times]
Go Cats Beat 'em All
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