NU Sports News Digest for Thursday 2/6

<b>Two Big Stories today: </b>NU beats Indiana 74-61, and NU Signs 21, not the 21 you might have thought, and nobody from Illinois. <p>Also previews of the Women's game with Purdue,and don't forget Women's Tennis...

BASKETBALL

Men
Wildcats Run Away From Hoosiers, 74-61 [NU Sports]
Cats end 15-year drought [Chicago Trib]
NU pulls shocker [Sun Times]
Long time coming [Daily Herald]
Dislocated Finger? What Finger was that? [Purple Reign]
Hoosier Daddy, now? [The Daily]
'Mo' and Co. too much, press yields high dividends [The Daily]

Blake can become 'Millennium Man' (and did) [The Daily]

And from the Hoosiers Side
IU Falls to Northwestern, 74-61 [IUHoosiers]
Hoosiers fall to Wildcats for first time in 15 years [IDS]
Wildcats stun IU [Hoosier Times]
IU/Northwestern Photo Gallery [Hoosier Times]
IU hits unimaginable depth [Indy Star]
The road's still a dead end for Hoosiers [Courier Journal]

Next up is Wisconsin
Badgers Fall to Boilermakers 78-60 [UWBadgers]
Purdue ends UW's win streak [BadgerHerald]
Misery at Mackey continues [WSJ]
Scout team plays big role for Ryan's Badgers [Capital Times]
Seniors lead team to victory over Badgers [Exponent]

Commentary:
Powers: Intensity paramount in upset victory [The Daily]
Cheering 101: Pointers every NU fan needs [The Daily]

Women
Women's Hoops Battles No. 10/9 Purdue in West Lafayette Thursday Night [NU Sports]
Wright stuff: Purdue's hurt star back in rematch against NU [The Daily]
Big Ten race takes shape with month left in regular season [Indy Star]

From Purdue
 Women's Basketball Hosts Northwestern [PurdueSports]

Big 10
Purdue bounces back with vengeance [The Daily]
Young At Heart - The Big 10's Frosh [Big 10]
Boilers beat Badgers 28th straight at home [Hoosier Tiems]

FOOTBALL

Commentary

Recruiting

Wildcats Sign 21 Players; Coach Walker Thrilled With 2003 Class [NU Sports]
Locals bypass Wildcats [Chicago Sports]
Northwestern football recruits [Chicago Sports]
Cats get balance, but none from area [Sun Times]
Academics lure 21 to NU [The Daily]
Two Cats with one stone [The Daily]
0-for Illinois [Daily Herald]
NU Signs 21 Prospects [Purple Reign]
Beyond state borders for class of 2007 [The Daily]

TENNIS

Women's tennis to take on the best in the nation in Wisconsin [The Daily]
Go Cats Beat 'em All
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