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Morning Box Score: NU Throttles Texas Southern

By Chuck Sudo in News on Dec 16, 2011 2:30PM

2011_12_16_NU.gif Northwestern 81, Texas Southern 51

Northwestern's men's basketball team continues to fatten on non-conference competition. The Wildcats got out to a 23-3 lead on 8-for-12 shooting from the field — 5-for-8 from behind thee three-point arc. Drew Crawford scored 10 of his 17 points during that run as the Wildcats ended the first half with a comfortable 41-20 lead. John Shurna led Northwestern with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists. The Wildcats also held a 24-14 edge in rebounds while only committing four turnovers.