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Northwestern rallies past Minnesota 77-74 in OT

Feb 15, 2010 - 12:50 AM By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer

EVANSTON, Ill.(AP) -- John Shurna scored 22 points, Drew Crawford added 18 points and nine rebounds, and Northwestern rallied from 13 down in the second half to beat struggling Minnesota 77-74 in overtime on Sunday.

Down three in overtime, the Wildcats (17-8, 6-7 Big Ten) scored nine straight points to make it 68-62. They also converted 9-of-10 free throws in the extra period and tied the program's regular season wins record after dropping three of their previous five.

Lawrence Westbrook led Minnesota (14-10, 5-7) with 22 points, but the Golden Gophers lost for the seventh time in 10 games and saw their postseason hopes take another blow.

Minnesota was leading 62-59 after a 3-pointer by Blake Hoffarber early in the extra period, but Michael Thompson answered with one of his own, sparking the 9-0 run.








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    FINAL IN 1ST OT 1ST 2ND 1OT TOTAL
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    MINNESOTA 32 25 17 74
    NORTHWESTERN 24 33 20 74 FINAL IN 1ST OT

    HIGH SCORERS: MINNESOTA - LAWRENCE WESTBROOK 22, DEVOE JOSEPH 16,
    PAUL CARTER 13
    NORTHWESTERN - JOHN SHURNA 22, DREW CRAWFORD 18,
    MICHAEL THOMPSON 13

    Feb 14 7:17 PM
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    RUWTbot Added 29 roots (Close Finish, Overtime)

    Minnesota 57, Northwestern 57  OT - 5:00Feb 14 6:59 PM
  • 96
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    RUWTbot Added 20 roots (Close Finish)

    Minnesota 57, Northwestern 57  2nd - 0:18Feb 14 6:55 PM
  • 76
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    RUWTbot Added 38 roots (Close Finish)

    Minnesota 54, Northwestern 55  2nd - 2:06Feb 14 6:49 PM
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    RUWTbot Added 38 roots (Close Finish)

    Minnesota 52, Northwestern 50  2nd - 3:55Feb 14 6:45 PM


  • NCAA BB
    MINNESOTA 32
    NORTHWESTERN 24 HALFTIME

    Feb 14 5:51 PM