EVANSTON, Ill. -- Kevin Coble scored 18 points to lead Northwestern to a 66-48 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday night.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (1-2) led early, but Northwestern went on a 22-4 run to take a 25-11 lead with 8:41 left in the first half. Northwestern led 39-21 at the intermission.
Northwestern led by as much as 22 points in the second half. The Islanders came within 55-45 with about seven minutes left, but that was their last field goal of the game.
Kevin Palmer led the Islanders with 14 points, while Tim Green added 11.