NU Sports News Digest for Thursday 1/23

While the Court Cats are taking a few days off [altho they're probably back practicing hard for Saturday], Women's Basketball, and Football step up to fill the news void. More recruiting, why NU has 21 Scholarships to give out, and more today...


BASKETBALL

Men
Bill Carmody and his coaches are out on the road recruiting as the Cats try to heal and get back on the winning track...
Hachad starts making up for lost time
Women
The Court Cat Women try to get back on the winning track, and maybe revenge Saturday's loss too...
Women's Hoops Travels to Ann Arbor For Thursday Night Matchup [NU Sports]
Northwestern Assistant Coach Sue Darling [Big 10]
Weekly Basketball Release [Big 10]
Next up is Minnesota
the Gophers don't do any better with Michigan than we did...
Men's Basketball Loses Fourth Straight Road Game With 75-63 Loss To Michigan [Gopher Sports]
U men's hoops: Michigan 75, Gophers 63 [Star Trib]
MICHIGAN 75, GOPHERS 63: U's road woes continue [Pioneer Press]
Big 10
Illini end slide in foul-filled affair [Chicago Sports]
Illini snap out of losing ways [Daily Herald]

FOOTBALL
The story of Braden Jones continues [good report from Larry Watts] - also Larry's got the background info on who is leaving and who is staying for next season on the football field, and the Rashidi Wheeler case grinds on...

Cat linebacker suspended after campus altercation [Evanston Review]
Five more departures expands 2003 class [Evanston Review]
NU admits to widespread use of stimulants [Chicago Trib]
Commentary:
Lamberton: NU Admits Athletes took Stimulants...[Purple Reign]

Recruiting
Tonqua Jones: Receiver Joins Teammate In Commitment [Purple Reign]
Easy Choice For Wide Receiver [Pool]
ALUMNI
NFL Cats
Barry Gardner: Faults on display [Insiders]
Napoleon Harris: Hard work, attitude pay off for Raiders' Harris [Daily Herald]
PGA Cat
Luke Donald: Next Stop for Luke is the Phoenix Open
Go Cats Beat 'em All
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