NU Sports News Digest for Sunday 2/2

Leading off with good news: The Softball Team is playing for the USF-Louisville Slugger Tournament Championship Sunday morning. <br> And the Rest: The Court Cats lost Jitim and the Game yesterday. <br> Women get the Gophers today.<br> And There's more this morning...<br>


Jitim goes down with a dislocated finger and the Wildcats fall apart in Columbus Saturday. Here are all the "gory" details.
Wildcats Fall On The Road To Ohio State, 65-52 [NU Sports/AP]
Ohio State Too Much for Cats in the 2nd Half [Purple Reign]
Ohio State downs NU [Chicago Trib]
NU downed, Young out [Sun Times]
Northwestern gives Ohio St. what it needed - a victory [Daily Herald/AP]
Jitim Dislocates Finger, May Face Surgery [Purple Reign]

Lamberton: Just What We Need
[Purple Reign]

From the Ohio State Side
Buckeyes Defeat Northwestern, 65-52 [OSBuckeyes]
Buckeyes Beat Northwestern [WBNS]
Buckeyes defeat Northwestern [Dayton Daily News]
Buckeyes get an ugly victory [Toledo Blade]

Next up Indiana Again
The Hoosiers were playing another interstate rivalry game Saturday - Louisville shut 'em down to win...
Louisville overcomes big deficit, beats visiting Indiana by 19 points [Daily Herald]
Hoosiers hope to cage Cardinals [IDS]
IU Folds in house of Cards [Hoosier Times]
Too bad this rivalry won't have chance to heat up [Hoosier Times]
IU lets game get away at the end in Louisville [Indy Star]
IU goes flat with starters [Indy Star]
Cards decide it's over! [Courier-Journal]
Fast pace works against IU [Courier-Journal]
Hoosiers will be fine if they play with energy [Courier-Journal]
Coverdale has to watch Myles clean up at line [Courier-Journal]

Big 10
Defense makes Illini special [Chicago Trib]
THE [Illinois] HEAD COACH [Sun Times]
Spartans trying to get it together [Sun Times]
Gophers take big step [Sun Times]
Wisconsin rips Penn St. [Sun Times]
Purdue new leader after tipping Iowa [Sun Times]

The Lady Court Cats have a shot at the disorganized [maybe] Golden Gophers today...
Women's Hoops Travels to Minneapolis for Sunday Tilt With Gophers [NU Sports]
Regroup needed for women's hoops against Northwestern [MN Daily]
Gophers have lacked intensity [Star-Trib]


The "Diamond Girls" are playing in the USF-Louisville Slugger tournament in Florida this weekend, and they're 3-1 and playing for the championship Sunday morning...
Softball Downs Sam Houston State, Florida Atlantic [NU Sports]
No. 2 Softball Sweeps Auburn and South Florida [ArizonaAthletics]


Truly a matter of life and death [Sun Times]

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