EVANSTON, Ill. -- Lauren Douglas scored 26 points and Nia Coffey added 20 points and 10 rebounds and Northwestern upset No. 25 DePaul 82-79 on Sunday.
Northwestern (6-1) started the game with a 16-2 run at the opening buzzer, but DePaul followed-up with an 18-0 run and tied the score at 22. The Blue Demons led 36-30 at the break.
Northwestern caught DePaul (3-2) at four minutes into the second half and the lead changed hands repeatedly entering the final minute tied at 77 when Wildcat Alex Cohen was fouled on a layup and completed the three-point play with a free throw giving Northwestern the game-winning advantage.
DePaul has lost two-straight, including a 16 point loss to No.5 Notre Dame. DePaul was touting a 20-game winning streak over fellow Illinois schools.
Megan Rogowski scored 23 and Megan Podkowa added 20 points for the Blue Demons.