Mississippi Valley State vs Northwestern

Northwestern 81, MVSU 68

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Mississippi Valley junior transfer Davon Usher scored a game-leading 35 points to almost single-handedly keep the Delta Devils in the game, but Northwestern got key late baskets from sophomore guard Dave Sobolewski to pull out an 81-68 win on Thursday night.

Sobolewski scored his first field goal of the season on a layup to break a 58-58 tie midway through the second half moments after Usher had hit a 3-point shot from the right corner to knot the score.

Sobolewski scored all 13 of his points, including two 3-point baskets, down the stretch to give Northwestern (2-0) the victory.

Reggie Hearn had 23 points and Jared Swopshire added 22 for the Wildcats, who needed a 23-10 spurt in the final 8:54 to win.

Usher seemed to zone in as the game progressed, going 7 of 8 on 3-point attempts He had scored 32 points in his first two games with Mississippi Valley (0-3).

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
D. Usher, F3912-184-471235
N. Brandt, F240-30-03200
J. Francis, C244-82-330310
D. Marshall, G332-52-40837
M. Smith, G316-92-581514
D. Tomlin230-50-23550
M. Holley120-10-12040
C. Dobbs100-20-01110
B. Ralling40-02-21022
C. Samples00-00-00000
Totals 24-5112-2130182568
 47.1%57.1% 
Northwestern Wildcats
J. Swopshire, F377-113-462122
D. Crawford, F162-40-13144
A. Olah, C223-72-62448
R. Hearn, G388-123-646223
D. Sobolewski, G374-93-568213
A. Marcotullio231-32-23245
M. Turner150-22-24152
T. Demps102-60-01104
K. Abrahamson20-00-00010
Totals 27-5415-2637252381
 50%57.7% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.12-216-11128
Alcorn St.12-315-11241
Southern U.10-514-14304
Grambling7-711-15330
Jackson St.7-711-16316
Prairie View7-710-18309
Alabama St.6-88-18341
Ark.-PB6-97-22339
Miss. Val.4-114-24337
Alabama A&M1-131-24351

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue12-323-516
Wisconsin11-322-524
Maryland10-422-518
Northwestern9-620-843
Minnesota8-620-723
Michigan St.8-616-1145
Michigan7-717-1054
Iowa7-815-13108
Nebraska6-812-1473
Illinois6-916-1259
Penn St.6-914-1479
Indiana5-1015-1398
Ohio St.5-1015-1380
Rutgers2-1313-15153
 
Other games
BAYL 84 Final
BC 74
NCST 72 Final
PSU 55
SHOU 45 Final
IND 99
SAM 54 Final
LOU 80
CHATT 55 Final
KAN 69
UTEP 51 Final
ARIZ 72
JMAD 70 Final
UCLA 100