Mississippi Valley State vs Northwestern

Northwestern 92, MVSU 67

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Nick Fruendt scored 21 points as unbeaten Northwestern rode a hot first half to a 92-67 rout of Mississippi Valley State on Friday night.

Drew Crawford hit four 3-pointers and scored all 14 of his points as the Wildcats (7-0) rolled up 59 points before the break, the most Northwestern has scored in a half in coach Bill Carmody's 12 seasons. Northwestern's lead peaked at 41.

The Wildcats tied the school record for 3-pointers in a game, hitting 20. They also made 20 against North Carolina AT&T on Dec. 13, 2009.

The game was lopsided in every respect. Northwestern's John Shurna, whose 21.8-point scoring average entering the game was the highest of any player in a BCS conference, hit three first-half 3-pointers but didn't play in the second half and finished with nine points.

Paul Crosby led Mississippi Valley State (1-7) with 23 points.

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Scoreboard
Mississippi Valley State (1-7)214667
Northwestern (7-0) «593392

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
F. Jones, F263-51-39237
A. Studivant, F171-40-21132
P. Crosby, C389-192-3111123
K. Burwell, G332-47-802111
T. Joyner, G324-121-134110
C. Cox304-120-05019
B. Arrington122-60-02004
L. Pajkovic70-11-20001
B. Ralling50-10-02030
Totals 25-6412-1938101367
 39.1%63.2% 
Northwestern Wildcats
D. Crawford, F175-60-054114
J. Shurna, F113-50-03209
L. Mirkovic, C125-51-323011
R. Hearn, G265-82-271315
D. Sobolewski, G141-40-02413
T. Demps263-110-11408
N. Fruendt258-111-161121
D. Curletti230-30-06230
A. Marcotullio203-60-03728
O. Jimenez131-50-00113
J. Montgomery III130-30-01120
Totals 34-674-741301492
 50.7%57.1% 
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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
Wisconsin12-627-1036
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
 
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Florida 68 Final
Syracuse 72
NWST 56 Final
Missouri 90
VANDY 60 Final
Louisville 62