Central Connecticut State vs Northwestern

Northwestern 70, CCSU 64

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Reggie Hearn scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half, including a three-point play with 55 seconds left, as Northwestern held off Central Connecticut State 70-64 on Saturday.

The Blue Devils (5-5) came within 63-62 with 1:35 left on a 3-pointer by Ken Horton before Hearn's decisive play. Central Connecticut State's Robby Ptacek made two free throws to close the margin to 66-64, but Drew Crawford hit a spinning one-handed shot in the lane for the Wildcats (9-1).

Hearn was 6 for 7 from the field, including 4 for 4 from behind the arc.

Crawford scored 14 points for Northwestern, and Shurna added 12 points and eight rebounds.

Central Connecticut State freshman Kyle Vinales scored a game-high 27 points.

Ptacek scored 17 points and Horton had 15 points and 11 rebounds and 5 assists for the Blue Devils.

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R. Ptacek, G386-174-430117
K. Vinales, G3711-221-121327
M. McMillan, G360-40-04320
T. Allen130-11-23001
D. Speech70-10-00000
A. Burbage30-00-01000
D. Simmons10-00-00010
Totals 24-648-1340101464
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D. Crawford, F376-131-261214
J. Shurna, F363-145-581112
L. Mirkovic, C274-72-385210
D. Sobolewski, G402-80-04316
R. Hearn, G236-71-101317
J. Cobb163-52-30119
D. Curletti131-20-02312
N. Fruendt50-10-00000
A. Marcotullio30-00-00020
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