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Second half comeback lifts IU over Northwestern

It wasn't easy for Hoosiers in 66-62 win
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Posted at 9:44 PM, Jan 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 21:44:32-05

BLOOMINGTON — It took a second half comeback by IU against Northwestern for the Hooisers to avoid a third straight Big Ten loss.

Wednesday in Bloomington, Indiana found itself down by ten points with less than 12 minutes to go in the game. But the Hoosiers rallied for a 66-62 win against the Wildcats who are 0-4 in the conference and 6-9 overall.

IU shot just 37% for the game but won the rebounding battle 40-29.

Trayce Jackson-Davis led the Hoosiers with 21 points and Joey Brunk had 12 rebounds.

IU is now 12-3 overall and 2-2 in the Big Ten. The Hoosiers have a big game Saturday at home with Ohio State, then are on the road for games at Rutgers and Nebraska.