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NU Sports News Digest for Thursday 1/9

First there was a QB who wasn't playing, then a Center on the Basketball team who decided playing pro ball at home is better than riding pine in Evanston. <br> Of course there was the game last night - all the details from the press, along with previews of the women's game tonight. Also Our PGA Cat is back in action and some recruiting updates and more<font color="#993399"><b> [Updated Tonight]</b></font>


BASKETBALL
Men
Carmody's quote says it all - The Cats came back from way down to close it up at the end and couldn't make the the shots.
"We Didn't Make the Plays at the End" [Purple Reign]
NU's rally falls short [Chicago Sports]
Threes are wild for errant Cats
Iowa 68, Northwestern 63 [CBS Sportsline/AP]
Northwestern lets potential victory slip away [Daily Herald]
Postgame Quotes From Wednesday's Game [NU Sports]
Post Game Digest [Purple Reign]
Wild loss for the Wildcats [The Daily]

Box Score [Yahoo]

Wildcats start New Year on winning note [Evanston Review]

Thomas Soltau Withdraws From Northwestern [NU
Sports]
Backup Center Thomas Soltau Calls it Quits [Purple Reign]
Sophomore leaves NU behind for pros -- in Denmark  [The Daily]
Commentary
Powers: Seniors need to step up in final months [The Daily]
From the Iowa Hawkeyes Side:
Men's Hoops Trips Northwestern [Hawkeye Sports]
Hawkeyes hold on [Hawk Central]
Woeful skid hits the road [DM Register]
Hawks snap league road skid [CR Gazette] Iowa ends Big Ten road skid [QC Times]
Women
Now its the women't turn as they continue their season against Indiana.
With streak over, NU eyes road win  [The Daily]
'Cats Take Aim at Assembly Hall; Travel to Bloomington to Face Indiana [NU Sports]
Cat women end skid at 43 [Evanston Review]
Big 10
In other games around the Big 10 Last Night
Newton, Wright lead Hoosiers in opener [Sun times]
Michigan's closing 22-6 run buries Wisconsin [Daily Herald]

FOOTBALL
Recruiting
Tom Anevski: State Champion [Pool Recruiting]
Sam Cheatham Set For NU Visit [Pool]
Miscellany
Maybe we need a few of those rules in the Big 10?
Tagliabue institutes changes in officiating procedures [Daily Herald]


BASEBALL

Paul Stevens announces his new Baseball players
Northwestern Announces Winter Baseball Signings

ALUMNI

PGA Cats
Luke Donald: Tied for 5th at the Mercedes Championships
Go Cats Beat 'em All
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