Scores

Final

Chicago State 63

(12-12, 3-8 away)

Northwestern 75

(13-7, 4-5 Big Ten)

    8:00 PM ET, February 4, 2009

    Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    CHS 31 3263
    NW 37 3875

    Top Performers

    Chicago St: J. Cantrell 29 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern: K. Coble 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

    Northwestern 75, Chicago St. 63

    Associated Press

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Craig Moore scored 19 points and John Shurna added 18 points to lead Northwestern to a 75-63 win over Chicago State on Wednesday.

    Fourteen of Shurna's points came in the second half, including four 3-pointers in the opening three minutes. Northwestern (13-7) led 37-31 at halftime.

    The Wildcats sank 9-of-12 field goals after the break to open up a 60-39 lead.

    Northwestern made 10 of its first 15 shots from the field, racing to a 28-18 lead. Moore scored 15 first-half points, including four 3-pointers.

    Kevin Coble added 15 for Northwestern. Jeremy Nash had seven steals.

    John Cantrell led Chicago State (12-12) with 29 points. The Cougars' David Holston, No. 3 in Division I scoring (26.4 ppg), had 22 points.

    Northwestern held Holston to 2-for-10 from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHS
    NW
    Points 63 75
    FG Made-Attempted 25-51 (.490) 27-57 (.474)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-15 (.133) 12-27 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 9-12 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 22

    2008-09 Season

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