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Lacrosse Magazine gives NU preseason No. 1 ranking

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What, basketball's got you down? You know, lacrosse season begins in just six weeks. Defending national champ Northwestern was named the preseason No. 1 by Lacrosse Magazine, and senior attacker Shannon Smith, who led the NCAA Division 1 in goals and points per game, was named preseason player of the year. Defense of the national title begins Feb. 10 at Stanford.