Scores

Final

Texas State 68

(4-7, 0-2 away)

Northwestern 74

(8-3, 5-3 home)

Coverage: BTN

7:00 PM ET, December 17, 2012

Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois

1 2 T
TXST 39 2968
NW 37 3774

Top Performers

Texas State: W. Davis 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Northwestern: D. Sobolewski 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Northwestern 74, Texas St. 68

Associated Press

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Dave Sobolewski scored 18 points, including a 3-pointer with 1:45 left to give Northwestern a lead, and the Wildcats closed the game on a 12-0 run to defeat Texas State 74-68 on Monday night.

The Bobcats led 68-62 with less than 4 minutes left, but five straight free throws, two each by Sobolewski and Reggie Hearn and one by Jared Swopshire, cut it to 68-67. After Sobolewski connected on his jump shot to put Northwestern (8-3) ahead 70-68, free throws by Alex Marcotullio, Sobolewski and Swopshire completed the scoring.

Hearn finished with 15 points and Tre Demps added 12.

Texas State's Joel Wright and Wesley Davis each had 19 points. The Bobcats (4-7) used an 8-0 run midway through the second half to take a 64-60 lead, capped by Matt Staff's layup with 5:56 left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TXST
NW
Points 68 74
FG Made-Attempted 25-56 (.446) 24-55 (.436)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 12-27 (.444)
FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 14-25 (.560)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 8

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