Boxscore
Northwestern 80, Fairleigh Dickinson 53
Sunday, November 18, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois
Officials - Donnie Eppler, Tim Stewart, Terry Wymer
Attendance - 5104

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Fairleigh Dickinson 14 39 53
Northwestern 41 39 80

Recap


Northwestern 80, Fairleigh Dickinson 53: Reggie Hearn scored all 14 of his points in the first half and the host Wildcats never trailed in routing the Knights in the first round of the South Padre Island Invitational.

Northwestern (3-0) raced to a 41-14 halftime lead by committing just one turnover and holding Fairleigh Dickinson (0-2) to just 21.4 percent shooting in the opening half and forcing seven turnovers.

Alex Olah added 10 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats and Drew Crawford and Dave Sobolewski each tallied eight.

Northwestern recorded a 36-16 edge in points in the paint.

Mathias Seilund scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Knights and Melquan Bolding added 12.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Northwestern will host Delaware State in the second round of the tournament on Tuesday before traveling to South Texas to face TCU on Friday. ... The Wildcats improved to 11-0 against members of the Northeast Conference. ... Fairleigh Dickinson travels two hours south to face Illinois State in the second round of the tourney on Tuesday.

Fairleigh Dickinson Knights

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Melquan Bolding 30:00 5-13 0-4 2-4 0 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 12
Mathias Seilund 31:00 7-10 2-3 0-0 2 5 7 0 4 1 0 2 16
Lonnie Robinson 35:00 3-10 0-1 1-4 2 9 11 2 2 0 3 0 7
Mustafaa Jones 23:00 1-5 1-4 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 3
Kyle Pearson 27:00 3-5 0-1 0-0 1 3 4 0 1 1 1 1 6
Sekou Harris 18:00 1-7 0-1 0-2 1 1 2 8 3 1 3 0 2
Xavier Harris 14:00 1-7 0-0 0-2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dylan Moody 14:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Yves Jules 8:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 23-62 4-16 3-12 7 23 30 14 16 7 10 3 53
  37.1% 25.0% 25.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 10

Northwestern Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Drew Crawford 26:00 4-13 0-3 0-0 2 3 5 4 0 0 0 1 8
Dave Sobolewski 19:00 2-4 1-3 3-4 0 1 1 4 2 1 0 0 8
Reggie Hearn 19:00 4-5 2-2 4-4 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 14
Jared Swopshire 18:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 1 3 4 2 1 1 0 0 4
Alex Olah 16:00 5-7 0-1 0-0 0 9 9 2 0 0 2 2 10
Mike Turner 18:00 3-7 0-1 0-1 1 2 3 5 1 0 0 1 6
Tre Demps 16:00 2-6 0-3 0-1 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 4
Kale Abrahamson 21:00 4-10 1-5 0-0 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 9
Alex Marcotullio 20:00 4-7 1-3 0-0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 9
Nikola Cerina 10:00 2-3 0-0 1-2 3 4 7 1 1 0 1 0 5
Omar Jimenez 5:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
James Montgomery III 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Chier Ajou 6:00 1-4 0-0 1-1 1 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 3
TOTAL 200 33-70 5-22 9-13 13 32 45 24 9 3 8 5 80
  47.1% 22.7% 69.2% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 8