Scores

Final

Chicago State 49

(8-22, 3-8 WAC)

Northwestern 72

(19-11, 7-10 Big Ten)

    8:00 PM ET, March 3, 2010

    Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois

    1 2 T
    CHS 27 2249
    NW 37 3572

    Top Performers

    Chicago St: K. Kasamba 12 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Northwestern: J. Shurna 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern 72, Chicago St. 49

    Associated Press

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- John Shurna scored 16 points and Alex Marcotullio added 15 points on five 3-pointers to lead Northwestern to a 72-49 non-conference win over Chicago State on Wednesday night.

    Northwestern, which had lost four of its previous six games, was slugglish for most of the first half.

    Leading 27-25 with 3:19 left in the half, Northwestern (19-11) pulled away with a 10-0 run. Marcotullio and Jeremy Nash made back-to-back 3-pointers and Davide Curletti hit a pair of free throws to give the Wildcats a 37-25 lead. Christian Wall made a runner for Chicago State as time expired in the first half to cut the Northwestern lead to 37-27.

    Antonio Lofton and Kabangu Tshinga Kasamba led Chicago State (8-22) with 12 points each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHS
    NW
    Points 49 72
    FG Made-Attempted 15-53 (.283) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 13-31 (.419)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-22 (.727) 7-14 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 26

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