Northwestern wears down Duke for coveted Ivy trophy
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Northwestern wears down Duke for coveted Ivy trophy

No. 23-ranked Wildcats controls ball and Duke in second half.

Photo: Northwestern redshirt quarterback Clayton Thorson.

DURHAM, N.C. – Northwestern’s 2015 schedule features eight Big Ten dates by conference office design and two Power 5 Ivy League games by athletic director Jim Phillips’ choice.

The No. 23-ranked Wildcats have wrapped up the Power 5 Ivy title two weeks before Big Ten play begins. They swept their academically elite Division I rivals with a 19-10 win over Duke Saturday to go with a season-opening upset of then-No. 21 Stanford. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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