Boxscore
Washington 76, Northwestern 55
Friday, March 16, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Seattle, Washington
Officials - Rick Batsell, Eric Curry, Glenn Mayberry
Attendance - 5761

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Northwestern 32 23 55
Washington 39 37 76

Recap


Washington 76, Northwestern 55:
Terrence Ross scored a career-high 32 points, including six 3-pointers, and the Huskies dominated the second half to roll in the second round of the NIT.
 
Ross was 10-of-21 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds as top-seeded Washington (23-10) advanced to face either third-seeded Oregon or seventh-seeded Iowa in the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
 
The fourth-seeded Wildcats (19-14) trailed by seven at halftime despite shooting 57.9 percent from the field as Washington scored 18 points off 11 Northwestern first-half turnovers.
 
Washington broke the game open by starting the second half with a 19-6 run, capped by C.J. Wilcox’s 3-pointer with 12 minutes left. The Huskies made 11 of their season-high 32 3-point attempts and improved to 17-2 at home.
 
Senior John Shurna, the Wildcats all-time leading scorer, had 24 points and six rebounds in his final game. Alex Marcotullio added 11 points for the Wildcats, who were outrebounded 43-24.
 
Wilcox scored 20 points and Aziz N'Diaye added 11 points and seven boards for the Huskies, who outscored the Wildcats 37-23 in the second half.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK:
Tony Wroten Jr. had seven assists to set Washington’s freshman record with 128 this season. He also had eight rebounds. … Northwestern lost an NIT game in the state of Washington for the second straight year. The Wildcats were eliminated by Washington State in overtime last season. … After averaging 18.7 points over his last three games, Wildcats guard JerShon Cobb had only eight against Washington. … The Huskies haven't lost at home to a non-Pac-12 opponent since March 14, 2008 against Valparaiso.

Northwestern Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
JerShon Cobb 28:00 3-8 0-1 2-3 0 3 3 2 2 1 2 0 8
Drew Crawford 30:00 2-6 1-2 0-0 0 4 4 1 2 0 2 0 5
Reggie Hearn 32:00 3-11 0-6 0-0 1 3 4 2 4 0 1 4 6
John Shurna 36:00 6-12 5-7 7-9 3 3 6 2 1 4 4 1 24
Dave Sobolewski 24:00 0-3 0-2 1-3 1 2 3 4 4 0 1 0 1
Alex Marcotullio 20:00 4-6 3-4 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 3 2 0 11
Davide Curletti 16:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 0
Nick Fruendt 10:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
James Montgomery III 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Omar Jimenez 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-51 9-24 10-17 8 16 24 12 15 10 15 5 55
  35.3% 37.5% 58.8% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 15

Washington Huskies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Aziz N'Diaye 30:00 5-11 0-0 1-2 2 5 7 0 0 2 1 0 11
Abdul Gaddy 32:00 2-6 1-5 0-1 0 4 4 7 2 1 5 1 5
Darnell Gant 24:00 0-5 0-2 0-0 3 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0
Terrence Ross 30:00 10-21 6-14 6-6 3 5 8 1 2 2 1 1 32
Tony Wroten 31:00 1-5 0-2 0-1 5 3 8 7 3 0 5 2 2
C.J. Wilcox 25:00 7-13 4-9 2-2 4 2 6 1 3 0 1 0 20
Desmond Simmons 12:00 1-1 0-0 2-2 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 4
Hikeem Stewart 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 0
Austin Seferian-Jenkins 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0
Martin Breunig 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Shawn Kemp Jr. 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-63 11-32 11-14 19 23 42 18 17 7 17 4 76
  42.9% 34.4% 78.6% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 17
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