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Lyon leads No. 19 Northwestern women past Creighton, 75-52

Nov 28, 2015 - 3:49 AM CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) Maggie Lyon knocked down five 3-pointers and scored 21 points to lead No. 19 Northwestern to its second Lone Star Showcase victory in as many days, cruising past Creighton 75-52 on Friday night.

After holding off pesky Eastern Washington, 74-70 on Thanksgiving day, the Wildcats grabbed an early lead and never let up. Northwestern (5-0) led by 13 points after one quarter and 40-24 at intermission.

Lyon was 7 of 15 from the field in the game but connected on 5 of 7 shots from beyond the arc. Ashley Deary was 2 of 3 from distance and added 17 points while Nia Coffey added 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Northwestern.

The Wildcats shot 9 of 15 from distance (60 percent) and 27 of 59 from the floor (45.8 percent)

Marissa Janning led Creighton (3-2) with 14 points.

The Wildcats close out the three-game tournament against East Carolina Saturday.








  • NORTHWESTERN: 75
    CREIGHTON: 52
    Final

    Nov 27 10:36 PM


  • NORTHWESTERN: 40
    CREIGHTON: 24
    Halftime

    Nov 27 9:21 PM


  • NORTHWESTERN: 28
    CREIGHTON: 12
    2nd Quarter - 6:47

    Nov 27 9:14 PM