NU Sports News Digest for Saturday/Sunday 12/22
Greetings of the Season from Purple Reign
Greetings of the Season from Purple Reign

Posted Dec 22, 2002


The Court Cats are the only NU Athletes active this weekend [OK there is the Midlands, but that's for later in the break], but there's a lot of other info - including Volleyball, Football Recruiting, Alumni Reports and some more "stuff" happening at the NCAA...


BASKETBALL
Women:

The Women's Basketball Team Played in the University of Denver Classic this weekend:
Game 2:
Wildcats Fall to Denver in Championship Game, 66-53 [NU Sports]

Game 1:
Wildcats Upend Morehead State, 76-66 [NU Sports]
More on the Tournament from NU Sports

Preview:
Wildcats Travel a Mile High to Compete in Denver Classic

Men:
Here comes the Fordham Rams for a Sunday Afternoon game with Wildcats.
Wildcats Tip Off 'New York Trilogy' [NU Sports]
The Purple Reign Pregame Intel Report [Purple Reign]

Sportsline has some info about NU Coach Bill Carmody as he gets our Cats ready for the Big 10 Season
Wildcats report: Getting inside [CBS Sportsline]
Wildcats report: Notes and quotes  Wildcats report: Strategy and personnel

Next up: the Fordham Rams:
Not much esle on the web about the Rams right now - they don't seem to be doing well and this will be their first game since December 12, when they lost to Rutgers 94-83.

Big 10
Illini can keep on boastin'  [Sun-Times]
 Braggin'? Right [Chicago Sports]
 Brown, Illini put the 'hurt' on Missouri [Daily Herald]

Indiana's Davis has Knight-like meltdown [Sun Times]
 Davis ejected after meltdown [Daily Herald]
 Davis loses it at end of Kentucky's win over IU [CNN/SI]

Michigan State seems content to take it easy [Sun times]
No. 15 Michigan State fends off South Florida 65-56 [CNN/SI]

FOOTBALL
Recruiting

Big Ten Rankings - 12/20/2002 [Purple Reign]

OT Patrick Wu: Massive tackle gets looks [Emfinger]

Purple Reign now has a list of Commits and the top 10 Prospects listed on the front page

Big 10
 Michigan State lands a coach who dares to be great [PioneerPress]


VOLLEYBALL

Those "other" Court Cats came back into the country's elite by making the NCAA's - NU Sports has their
 The 2002 Season in Review [NU Sports]


MISCELLANY

Brand wants to unify NCAA [Sun times]
Emphasis shifts to self-policing [Sun-Times]


ALUMNI

Ray Wietecha, a member of  Northwestern's 1949 Rose Bowl championship team, died of aneurysm. He was 74.


NFL Cats

D'Wayne Bates
Vikes drop Dolphins on 53-yard field goal  [Daily Herald]
Bates, Moss have quite a day [Star Trib]
Vote for D'Wayne as the Vikings MVP [Star Trib]

Kevin Bentley:
Should Play More this weekend [Insiders]


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