facebook
twitter
search
search

COL BKB: Wisconsin 69, Northwestern 41

Feb. 20, 2013 at 11:40 PM

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A dozen points each from Ben Brust and Jared Berggren along with a strong defensive showing Wednesday brought No. 17 Wisconsin a 69-41 win over Northwestern.

The Badgers shut out Northwestern for the game's first 5:30 and held the Wildcats to just 12 first-half points. Northwestern shot only 29 percent from the field with more than half (8-of-15) of its field goals coming from 3-point range.

Wisconsin improved to 19-8 for the season and to 10-4 in the Big Ten Conference, winning for the fifth time in six games.

Northwestern (13-14, 4-10) was led by Reggie Hearn with 13 points. The Wildcats have lost four in a row.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Boston Red Sox trade OF Shane Victorino to Los Angeles Angels
Houston Texans place Jadeveon Clowney on PUP
Kolten Wong's slam lifts St. Louis Cardinals past Cincinnati Reds
Kris Bryant walkoff homer lifts Chicago Cubs past Colorado Rockies
Cardinals add female coach Jen Welter