Stanford 70, Northwestern 68

Friday, December 21, 2012 9:00 PM
Location - Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois
Officials - John Higgings, Mike Sanzere, Ted Valentine
Attendance - 6718

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Stanford 35 35 70
Northwestern 31 37 68

Recap


Stanford 70, Northwestern 68:
Josh Huestis had 18 points and 12 rebounds and the visiting Cardinal held on for the victory after leading by as many as 18 points in the first half.

After Jared Swopshire hit one of his two free throws to cut the lead to two with 44 seconds left, Northwestern forced a turnover before Tre Demps missed a layup with six seconds to play and Stanford grabbed the rebound to secure the win.

Robbie Lemons and John Gage had 12 points apiece for Stanford (8-4), which led 32-14 with 7:04 left in the first half before Northwestern (8-4) closed the half on a 17-3 run to cut the lead to four.

Reggie Hearn led the Wildcats’ comeback with 18 points and seven rebounds and Alex Olah added 16 points. Northwestern was outrebounded 34-26 in their second game without star forward Drew Crawford, who will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.

Northwestern tied the game at 67 on Demps’ 3-pointer with 1:50 left before Aaron Bright answered with a 3-pointer to setup the dramatic final minute.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Stanford F Dwight Powell, who entered the game averaging a team-high 15.5 points, battled foul trouble and finished with eight points on 4-of-12 shooting. … Lemons was 4-of-8 from 3-point range in his first career start. … Demps had 12 points after leaving Tuesday’s game against Texas State with a sprained left ankle.

Stanford Cardinal

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Chasson Randle 27:00 3-5 1-2 1-1 0 0 0 6 3 1 3 0 8
Rosco Allen 25:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 3 1 0 0 2 2
Josh Huestis 35:00 6-12 2-4 4-6 7 5 12 1 2 0 3 1 18
Dwight Powell 28:00 4-12 0-0 0-1 2 4 6 2 4 0 3 4 8
Robbie Lemons 22:00 4-9 4-8 0-0 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 12
Andy Brown 16:00 1-1 0-0 0-2 2 3 5 1 4 0 1 0 2
Aaron Bright 30:00 3-8 2-6 0-0 0 2 2 3 3 1 2 0 8
John Gage 15:00 3-5 2-3 4-4 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 12
Christian Sanders 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Gabriel Harris 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-56 11-24 9-14 13 21 34 18 19 2 13 7 70
  44.6% 45.8% 64.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 13

Northwestern Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Alex Olah 26:00 6-12 0-0 4-6 3 2 5 1 0 1 1 2 16
Jared Swopshire 37:00 2-6 0-2 2-3 2 5 7 5 1 1 3 0 6
Reggie Hearn 23:00 6-10 1-2 5-6 2 5 7 1 2 2 0 0 18
Dave Sobolewski 39:00 0-6 0-2 1-2 0 2 2 3 4 0 1 1 1
Kale Abrahamson 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Alex Marcotullio 29:00 3-6 1-3 3-3 0 1 1 3 4 3 0 0 10
Tre Demps 14:00 5-11 2-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
Mike Turner 15:00 1-3 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 3
Sanjay Lumpkin 10:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 24-56 5-13 15-20 8 18 26 14 14 7 7 3 68
  42.9% 38.5% 75.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 7