NU Sports News Digest for Sunday 1/12

Somehow the <b>Basketball </b>game seemed closer than 82-68, but we still lost - lots of coverage from both sides inside. <p>The <b>Northwestern Duals</b> [Fencing] are in full swing at NU this weekend, the <i>Cats with long knives</i> have their hands full. Plus<b> Swimming and Diving</b> results, and Luke Donald too...<br>

Northwestern Falls at Purdue, 82-68 [NU Sports]
Purdue hammers NU [Chicago Sports]
'D' and Deane lift Purdue over NU [Sun Times]
It Was Closer than the Score - PU 82 NU68 [Purple Reign]
"Scooter" to guard Deane Saturday [Purple Reign]
Deane, Purdue top Northwestern  [Daily Herald/AP]

Men's Basketball Knocks Off Northwestern 82-68 In Big Ten Opener [Purdue Sports]
Purdue wins league opener [Indy Star]
C. Jemal Horton: Deane scores within Purdue's offense [Indy Star]
Kartelo breaks jinx at free throw line [Indy Star]
Deane's clutch shots tame Wildcats [Boiler Station]
Tough defense hides potential areas of concern [Boiler Station]
Guard sheds passive offensive thoughts [Boiler Station]
Duncan's versatility boosts Boiler Station  [Boiler Station]
inside game, defense 
[Boiler Station]

Around the Big 10
31 in short order by Cook [Chicago Sports
Illinois' victory an inside job [Sun Times]
Illini know what's Cook-ing [Daily Herald]
Worley, Iowa trip MSU [Sun Times]
Michigan wins 9th straight [Sun Times]
Ohio St. kicks Indiana [Sun Times]

East shines in Shrine Classic

Northwestern Wins Two of Three in Day One of NU Duals [NU Sports]

Women's Swimmers Dunk Eastern Michigan, Men Fall to Eagles [NU Sports]
NCAA reforms won't be hasty  [Golfweek]

PGA Cats
Luke Donald: Is playing at the Mercedis Championships in Hawaii - Here's the Leaderboard
Mercedes Maestro: Els ties 54-hole Tour total [Golfweek]

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