NU Sports News Digest for Sunday 1/26

The Court Cats got hammered by the Gophers last night - it may be painful to read, but here are all the details. There is better news from the Pool and in Fencing, but Tennis and Women's Swimming had mixed days. As the we approach the Super Bowl there's news about Napo, and out on the course, Luke is shooting for a top 15 win in Phoenix.


Wildcats Defeated By Minnesota, 74-57[NU Sports]
Minnesota hammers NU [Chicago Trib]
NU stays winless in Big Ten [Sun Times]
Northwestern comes up short at Minnesota [Daily Herald]
Minnesota 74, Northwestern 57[Sportsline/AP]
Minnesota 74 - Northwestern 57 [Purple Reign]

From the Golden Gopher Side
Men's Basketball Topples Northwestern With 74-57 Win [Gopher Sports]
Gophers men defeat Northwestern 74-57 [StarTribune]
Gophers get back on track [Pioneer Press]
Gophers start slowly, recover for easy victory [AP]
Big 10
Big game by Darby fuels OSU [Sun Times]

Youth day for Illini in win vs. Penn St. [Sun Times]
Illini's Augustine, Smith saviors to a T [Chicago Trib]

Boilermakers make their case [Sun Times]
Purdue routs Indiana [Daily Herald]

A Correction on Ephedrine Use ? [Purple Reign]
Tom Anevski: Talks About Verbal Commitment [Pool]

No. 12 Wildcats Fall to No. 21 Washington, 4-3 [NU Sports]

'Cats Cruise Past Notre Dame, 172-126 [NU Sports]
Michigan Nips Wildcats, 155-142 [NU Sports]

Northwestern Takes Five of Six at Ohio State Duals [NU Sports]

Big Ten Wrestling Notebook

NFL Cats
Wny NU Fans have to cheer on the Raiders [Purple Reign]

Napoleon Harris:
Rookies making an impact on the Raiders [Chronicle]
Forgotten Raiders' defense ready to score knockout  [Bay]

PGA Cats
Luke Donald: The Bogey Bug bites, and Donald only finishes -1. Luke is now tied for 15th, 11 Under Par, at the Phoenix Open
Here's the Leader Board.[PGA]
Frazar one step closer to victory in Phoenix [Golfweek]

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