Scores

Final OT

Illinois State 69

(5-1, 1-0 away)

Northwestern 72

(6-0, 4-0 home)

    Coverage: CCSN

    8:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

    South Padre Island Convention Center, South Padre Island, Texas

    1 2 OT T
    ILST 26 29 1469
    NW 23 32 1772

    Top Performers

    Illinois St: T. Brown 36 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern: J. Swopshire 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Northwestern 72, Illinois St. 69

    Associated Press

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ILST
    NW
    Points 69 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 20-59 (.339)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-26 (.423) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 23-27 (.852)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 6

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