McIntosh ignites Northwestern in 65-58 win over Wake Forest

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Bryant McIntosh scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half to lead Northwestern to a 65-58 victory over Wake Forest on Monday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

McIntosh struggled in the first half on 2-of-8 shooting, but caught fire midway through the second, hitting 8-for-8 from the field for 19 points after the 12:02 mark. His 3 with 1:02 left gave the Wildcats (5-2) a 61-56 lead.

John Collins had 12 points and 16 rebounds and Keyshawn Woods added 12 points for Wake Forest (5-2).

Woods' 3 cut the Northwestern lead to 61-58 with with 30.3 seconds left, but Sanjay Lumpkin scored four straight points to finish the game off for the Wildcats.

Scottie Lindsey added 12 points and Lumpkin finished with 10 points and seven rebounds for Northwestern.

McIntosh had to leave the game early in the second half after taking a shot to the face.