NU Sports News Digest for 3/8

All the News that Fits We Link -- Your Original Index to online News about Northwestern University Athletics


Spring Practice has started around the Big 10 - you can follow stories on the spring down below

BASKETBALL
Men

Wildcats Open Big Ten Tournament with Michigan State on Thursday
+ Matchup: Wildcats vs. Spartans
+ Spartans' thrashing won't cause Wildcats to flinch

Coble could trigger Wildcats' rebirth

Next up for the Cats:
3/8 - Michigan State Spartans 1:30 PM ESPN2
Big Ten Preview: Izzo talks Northwestern
$ BIG TEN TOURNEY: #7 MSU v. #10 NORTHWESTERN
+ Dick Vitale Names Tom Izzo Big Ten Coach of the Year
$ Pregame Intel: Michigan State Spartans
+ Spartans take aim at Big Ten tourney title
+ Northwestern vs. Michigan State
+ As days get longer, MSU's hopes shine

Around the Big 10
Big hopes, big agendas for Big Ten
+ Scouting the Big Ten men's basketball tournament
+ Focus of Big Ten tourney: NCAA bids
+ Big Ten Tournament capsules
+ Middle muddles Big Ten's NCAA picture as tournament approaches
+ Bracket picks are madness

Purdue seniors seek NCAA tournament berth

NCAA awards 65 most-deserving teams, not best

Mandel: Real-time bubble watch

FOOTBALL
Spring Season Gets Underway March 26; Coaches' Clinic Set for April 13-14

Brown, Flutie [and Fitzgerald] on College Football Hall ballot

RECRUITING
Personal Training Paying Off
LACROSSE [#2]
Second-Ranked Wildcats Welcome No. 15 Penn For Home Opener Friday
SOFTBALL [#8]
Tammy Williams Tabbed Big Ten Player of the Week
MISCELLANY

Alumni

A home team knocks off a visiting basketball powerhouse, unleashing a torrent of fans storming the court, with little concern for anything or anybody in their way. Outside the Lines, Sun., March 11th, 9:30am Eastern on ESPN & 12 Noon Eastern on ESPNews [From Willie W]


PGA - PODS Championship
Luke Donald - not scheduled
Tom Johnson - not scheduled

Spring Practice Central
Mennesota Golden Gophers

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Coach Roy's Comments on the stories are in Italics:
Remember that I try to only get one copy of an AP story.
$ before a story means its from a source requiring a subscription.
Opinion Columns usually have the name of the writer in bold at the front of the headline.
Yes, we use Google News, First Headlines and Yahoo as part of our search for Wildcat stories.
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