Illinois State vs Northwestern

Northwestern 72, Illinois St. 69

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SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) - Drew Crawford had 20 points and nine rebounds for Northwestern, leading the Wildcats to a thrilling 72-69 overtime victory Saturday night over Illinois State at the South Padre Island Invitational Tournament.

After Crawford hit a bucket with 25 seconds left and give Northwestern (6-0) a 3-point lead at 55-52, Tyler Brown came through in the clutch for the Redbirds, nailing a 3-pointer to make it 55-all with 10 seconds to go.

In overtime, Brown brought Illinois State (5-1) closer once again, sinking a 3-pointer with 6 seconds left to cut the Wildcats lead to a bucket, 71-69. Crawford hit a free throw after Brown fouled him to make it 72-69 and time expired after Brown turned it over on the ensuing possession.

Brown scored 36 points, making 12-of-20 shot attempts including seven 3-point baskets.

Jackie Carmichael had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds in the loss for Illinois State.

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Scoreboard
Illinois State (4-1)26291469
Northwestern (5-0) «23321772

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F365-113-10120313
J. Ekey, F242-50-04215
T. Brown, G3612-205-722336
B. Allen, G291-100-04123
K. Keane, G291-20-13942
J. Hill261-12-22044
J. Wilkins231-40-03013
N. Zeisloft141-30-01033
J. Threloff80-10-03010
Totals 24-5710-2039142269
 42.1%50% 
Northwestern Wildcats
J. Swopshire, F403-78-8102015
A. Olah, C90-10-00110
D. Sobolewski, G434-86-801316
D. Crawford, G416-205-691320
R. Hearn, G354-92-361212
M. Turner361-50-010432
T. Demps131-62-21014
A. Marcotullio51-10-01023
K. Abrahamson30-20-00000
Totals 20-5923-2742101572
 33.9%85.2% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-14182
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Bradley7-1113-20220
Evansville6-1216-17188
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Drake5-137-24314

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
 
Other games
MEMP 52 Final
NIOWA 47
VCU 65 Final
MIZZ 68
IAST 70 Final
UNLV 82
CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
DUKE 76 Final
LOU 71
CINCY 77 Final
ORE 66
AZST 73 Final
CREI 87