Texas Southern vs Northwestern

Northwestern 81, Texas Southern 51

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - John Shurna scored 20 points, Drew Crawford scored 17 and freshman Dave Sobolewski added 15 points as Northwestern defeated Texas Southern 81-51 Thursday night.

Northwestern (8-1) raced to a 23-3 lead, hitting 8 of 12 from the field, including 5 for 8 on 3-pointers, while Texas Southern (1-7) made just one of its first nine shots. Crawford scored 10 points in the Wildcats' opening surge.

Northwestern led 41-20 at halftime. The Wildcats had a 24-14 rebound advantage and committed four turnovers to 11 for the Tigers. The Wildcats led by 32 several times in the second half.

JerShon Cobb scored 10 points for Northwestern. Shurna added six rebounds and five assists.

Patrick Onwenu led Texas Southern with nine points and Fred Sturdivant scored eight. Texas Southern had nine blocked shots.

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Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F243-92-34038
D. Scott, F202-30-02004
T. Price, F111-20-02012
D. Ellington, G190-22-24022
O. Strong, G151-50-01013
M. Gibbs313-80-04516
L. Johnson-Danner211-70-02133
A. Clayborn203-41-13007
D. King171-14-42036
D. Joyner80-01-20021
P. Onwenu72-44-42019
J. Peters70-20-00100
Totals 17-4714-162871751
 36.2%87.5% 
Northwestern Wildcats
D. Crawford, F327-122-325017
J. Shurna, F316-103-465220
L. Mirkovic, C222-54-64518
D. Sobolewski, G325-80-032215
R. Hearn, G242-70-06234
J. Cobb234-100-222210
D. Curletti182-51-24145
N. Fruendt141-40-03202
J. Montgomery III30-00-00010
O. Jimenez10-00-00010
Totals 29-6110-1737241681
 47.5%58.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.6-110-1072
Southern U.5-39-12282
Alcorn St.5-38-11301
Ark.-PB4-35-16343
Grambling3-47-12345
Jackson St.3-47-13293
Prairie View3-46-15261
Alabama St.3-45-14347
Miss. Val.3-43-17335
Alabama A&M1-61-17351

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Maryland5-117-223
Wisconsin5-116-332
Northwestern5-216-434
Purdue5-216-431
Indiana4-314-677
Michigan St.4-312-836
Minnesota3-415-514
Michigan3-413-780
Iowa3-411-9120
Penn St.3-411-971
Nebraska3-49-1057
Illinois2-512-845
Ohio St.2-512-884
Rutgers1-612-8147
 
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KEN 67 Final
Missouri 104
Lipscomb 65 Final
MRST 89
SAV 33 Final
Wisc 66