Northwestern vs Iowa

Northwestern 70, Iowa 66

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Drew Crawford scored 18 points as Northwestern beat Iowa 70-66 on Saturday, boosting the Wildcats' hopes for their first NCAA tournament bid.

Iowa's Josh Oglesby missed a 3-pointer from the wing with 4 seconds left that would have given the Hawkeyes the lead.

Northwestern (18-12, 8-10 Big Ten) needed this win after losing two of its last three games. The Wildcats overcame an early 15-point deficit and held on in their last game before the Big Ten tournament.

Alex Marcotullio's two free throws with 2 seconds left sealed the win for Northwestern.

Senior Matt Gatens scored 17 points to lead Iowa (16-15, 8-10).

Northwestern went on a 17-0 run late in the first half to lead 42-35 at halftime. Iowa failed to hit a field goal in the last seven minutes of the half. The Hawkeyes shot 53 percent in the first half, but committed 13 turnovers.

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Scoreboard
Northwestern (18-12) «422870
Iowa (16-15)353166

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Northwestern Wildcats
D. Crawford, F385-156-770218
J. Shurna, F334-110-23329
J. Cobb, F296-110-103113
D. Sobolewski, G351-57-72239
R. Hearn, G254-81-26159
D. Curletti223-51-24217
A. Marcotullio151-22-22035
N. Fruendt30-00-00000
Totals 24-5717-2327111770
 42.1%73.9% 
Iowa Hawkeyes
A. White, F314-55-731414
Z. McCabe, F221-44-66156
M. Gatens, G386-123-343317
B. Cartwright, G353-50-06846
R. Marble, G304-72-210211
J. Oglesby231-42-24315
M. Basabe132-21-22015
A. Brommer51-10-01002
E. May30-00-00000
B. Stubbs00-00-00000
Totals 22-4017-2229162066
 55%77.3% 
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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