Indiana 32 29 61
Nwestern 30 26 56
Date of game: 2/22/2014

Recap: Northwestern vs. Indiana

Evanston, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Will Sheehey, Troy Williams, Noah Vonleh and Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 12 points apiece, as the Indiana Hoosiers held off the Northwestern Wildcats, 61-56, in a Big Ten Conference bout at Welsh- Ryan Arena.

Vonleh added eight rebounds for Indiana (15-11, 5-8 Big Ten), which snapped a three-game losing streak.

Tre Demps paced all scorers with 19 points as Northwestern (12-16, 5-10) extended its losing streak to a season-long five games. Alex Olah tallied a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds for the hosts.

Vonleh connected on a layup just before the halftime buzzer sounded to give Indiana a 32-30 lead heading into intermission. The Hoosiers shot 45.2 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes, while the Wildcats were slightly better (.458) but on seven fewer attempts.

Indiana extended its advantage to 12 early in the second half thanks to a 12-2 run, and Northwestern was never able to get closer than four points of the lead the rest of the way.

The Hoosiers overcame poor showings from 3-point range (4-of-15) and the free- throw line (9-of-18) by committing just seven turnovers.

Game Notes

Eastern Washington to face difficult schedule

Many people at Eastern Washington are waiting to see if star quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. will be returning for his senior season.

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Angels, Freese avoid arbitration

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and infielder David Freese avoided arbitration, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract Wednesday.

Durant to miss second straight game

Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Kevin Durant will not play in Wednesday's game against the New York Knicks as he continues to deal with a sprained left big toe.

Crosby good to go for Penguins-Caps tilt

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will play in Wednesday's game against the Washington Capitals, the team announced on its Twitter account.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.