Perfect Northwestern blows out Georgia Tech

EVANSTON, Ill. -- John Shurna scored 21 points, Drew Crawford added 19 and Northwestern shot a blistering 64.6 percent in a 91-71 victory over Georgia Tech in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Tuesday night.

The Wildcats (5-0) shot 31 of 48 overall and buried 12 of 19 3-pointers, with Shurna and Crawford leading the onslaught.

Shurna hit 7 of 8 shots, including all 4 3s. Crawford converted 8 of 11 overall and 3 of 5 from long range. Michael Thompson added 14 points and four assists, giving him 403 in his career and making him the second Northwestern player to pass 400 assists.

Alex Marcotullio hit 3 of 5 3-pointers while scoring 13, and the Wildcats matched the program record they set last year for wins in November.

Glen Rice Jr. had 14 for the Yellow Jackets (4-3).