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Jan 30

The Sports Bank.net: #1 Ohio State BARELY Survives Northwestern

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Well, it’s going to happen sometime. Just not tonight. I’m speaking of course about the #1 team in all of college basketball, the Ohio State Buckeyes finally losing a game at some point this season.

Heading to Northwestern seemed like a cakewalk for the Bucks…

Jan 01

Cats Bagged by Texas Tech, Northwestern Bowl Drought Extends Another Year

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Another year, another college football bowl loss. The Northwestern postseason losing streak is becoming almost as historical as stadium in which they lost their bowl game today. Falling to Texas Tech on New Year’s Day, the Wildcats have now lost their last eight consecutive bowl games since their Rose Bowl triumph in 1949.

Dude, that’s a long time ago. But the Cotton Bowl Stadium is even older; opening in 1929.[...]

Dec 20

Northwestern’s Shurna Wins 2nd Big 10 Player of Week Award

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A Northwestern player winning the Big Ten Silver Basketball award? We’re a long way off from that and there’s a ton of college basketball left to be played, but it might just happen. NU junior forward John Shurna (Glen Ellyn, Ill./Glenbard West) earned his second Big Ten Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honor this season and the fourth of his career.

Shurna led the undefeated Wildcats to a pair of victories[...]

Oct 26

Mark Dell Continues Michigan State?s Glorious WR Tradition

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Now that undefeated and #5 ranked Michigan State football is having their best season since the 1966 national title year, it’s time to re-examine their very proud tradition at the wide receiver position. Of all the position groups on the gridiron, certainly receiver is where MSU can boast their biggest names: Andre Rison, Muhsin Muhammad, …

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Oct 21

Your College Football Previewrooski: Week 8

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Last week was truly upset Saturday as many ranked teams took L’s. I don’t expect history to repeat itself, but there are many interesting games this week. Record: 112-27 (Using BCS rankings) Game Of The Week #1 Oklahoma Sooners VS #11 Missouri Tigers Missouri fans have been wondering why they’re not getting any respect. Well …

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Aug 31

Linebacker Quentin Davie leads Northwestern’s strongest Position

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Davie is NU’s leading active career tackler with 172, and is tied with senior defensive end Vince Browne for sacks among active Wildcats. Davie made the Sporting News All-Big Ten preseason first team, and the second team for three other publications. He’s also on the Butkus Award preseason watch list. “If you look statistically the …

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May 04

Illinois, Northwestern Announce Scheduling Updates

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The Big Ten announced today game times for 2010 conference Homecoming games. The Fighting Illini will play at Penn State on Oct. 9 at 11 am CT, at Michigan State on Oct. 16 at 11 am CT and home on Oct. 23 against Indiana, also at 11 am CT. The Illinois Homecoming on Oct. 23 will be the 100th Homecoming celebration on the UI Campus.

Mar 26

Can Ohio State go all the way?

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Katie Witham, Ohio State reporter for the Big Ten Network, discusses OSU potential with fellow Buckeye expert Paul M. Banks (PMB) The Buckeyes have been placed into my regional each of the past 3 weekends, so after spending so much quality time with Thad Matta lately, (this following a season covering two Big Ten teams: …

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Nov 22

The Sports Bank.net: On Field Vids from Northwestern Upsetting #17 Wisconsin

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With an upset at home over #17 Wisconsin, Northwestern finishes the regular season 8-4 overall, 5-3 in the Big Ten (tied for fourth place in the Big Ten with the Badgers). NU has compiled a 5-3 conference record four times since 2004 and also for a second consecutive season. Some key facts and figures from …

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Nov 07

The Sports Bank.net: Northwestern Gives #8 Iowa First Loss 17-10

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All year long, Iowa wasn’t just wining ugly, they were winning HIDEOUSLY. To their immense credit, the un-sexiest 9-0 team in college football history kept winning, despite a starting quarterback, Ricky Stanzi who is to throwing interceptions what cable news is to covering celebrity deaths. The Iowa Hawkeyes got off to the best start in …

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