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NCAA Game Summary - DePaul at Northwestern



(Friday, December 27th)

Final Score: DePaul 57, Northwestern 56

Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Billy Garrett Jr. barely got the ball off his finger tips and through the hoop as time expired to push the DePaul Blue Demons to a 57-56 win over the Northwestern Wildcats.

Sandi Marcius scored 12 and Cleveland Melvin had 11 points for DePaul (8-5), which has won four of its last five. Garrett added nine points.

Tre Demps poured in a game-high 23 points and Drew Crawford netted 15 points for Northwestern (7-6), which snapped a 3-game win streak.

Dave Sobolewski knocked down a trey with 4.9 to play to put Northwestern ahead by one, 56-55, before the Garrett layup.

DePaul held a 1-point lead, 49-48, with 4:22 left in the game. Crawford nailed a turn around jumper with 2:08 to play to give Northwestern its first lead, 50-49, since they led 2-0 with 18:43 left in the first half. Marcius followed up the Crawford score with two 3-point plays around a Crawford free throw to give the Blue Demons a 55-51 advantage.

Demps hit a pair of free throws to set up the Sobolewski 3.

The Blue Demons jumped out to an early 10-4 lead but Northwestern managed to keep it close and tied the game 21-21 with 3:51 left in the first half. The teams headed to their locker rooms at the half with DePaul ahead, 28-23.

12/28 00:00:44 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 11
TOL 10
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
TOL
 
Final
NYY 4
TOR 5
Final
CIN 2
WAS 4
Final
PHI 4
ARI 2
Final
TAM 2
BOS 3
Final
MIN 4
CWS 3
Final
KAN 3
CLE 10
Final
HOU 2
MIA 4
Final
MIL 0
NYM 2
Final
CHC 0
STL 1
Final
ANA 2
DET 1
Final
SEA 2
BAL 3
Final
COL 5
PIT 7
Final
ATL 8
SDP 3
Final
TEX 3
OAK 9
Final
SFG 3
LOS 4
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SDP
 
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CIN
ARI
 
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TAM
MIL
 
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PHI
 
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BOS
TOR
 
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MIA
WAS
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
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TEX
NYY
 
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HOU
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10:15pm Tonight
SFG
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Final
DUR 11
TOL 10
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
TOL