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.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-936
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
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