NU Sports News Digest for Tuesday 2/25 [Updated]

Starting off with Athletes of the Week - <br> Then there's Men's<b> Basketball</b><br> <b>Golf, a Big Tennis Win, Wrestling</b><br> and Alumni Reports today...

Northwestern Names Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week
Ken Padgett - Baseball and Laura Dunn - Fencing.

BASKETBALL

Men
Freshman Maley says he quit basketball team [The Daily]
Northwestern vs. Illinois Post-Game Digest
NU Basketball Coach Bill Carmody Teleconference [Purple Reign]
Coach's Teleconference: Northwestern Coach Bill Carmody [Big 10]
Wildcats report: Getting inside [CBS Sportsline]
  Notes, quotes
  Strategy and personnel

Next up is Penn State
Penn State Coach Jerry Dunn [Big 10]
Penn State/Indiana Men's Basketball Game Set for 8 p.m. On Saturday, March 8 [GoPSUSports]
Dunn draws Luber to Lions [Collegian]

Big 10
March badness [Chicago Trib]
Illini in must-win situation [Chicago Trib]
UC, Indy likely to keep tourneys [Sun-Times]
Name of the game for Illini: Do a better job containing Newton [Daily Herald]
Illinois looks to provide Cook with support in matchup with Indiana [Fox]
Minnesota looking to avoid hairy situation this year [Daily Herald]
Noting Big Ten Men's Basketball [Big 10]

GOLF

Men
Northwestern Sitting in Eighth Place at Puerto Rico Classic [NU Sports]
N.C. State's triple threat leads the way at Rio Mar [Golfweek]
Women
Wildcats in 11th Place at Central District Classic [NU Sports]

FOOTBALL

Sam Cheatham: Cheatham wins National Academic Award [Purple Reign]
Bobby Reid: Junior update: North Shore QB Bobby Reid [Purple Reign]
Sean Schomp: Lexington Catholic standout will keep options open [Inside the Ville]

Often imitated, never duplicated -
Purple Reign's Spring Practice Central

GoUPurple asks for some help with his Trivia

WRESTLING

Hawkeyes soar high and swoop in to destroy Cats [The Daily]
Tipping the Scales [The Daily]

TENNIS

Cats break luck of the Irish with win [The Daily]

FENCING

NU slices, screams for easy victories  [The Daily]

MISCELLANY

Once again the WNUR Phoneathon is on thru next Wednesday - you can help support their sports by calling 847 491-WNUR [9687]

ALUMNI

Diamond Cats
Joe Girardi: Girardi fitting in just fine with Cards [Daily Herald]
NFL Cats
Barry GardnerNo games of tag this year [Inquirer]

PGA Cats

Luke Donald: Is taking the week off.
[PGA Leaderboard]
 


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