Northwestern 74, Baylor 70

Reggie Hearn had 17 points with 10 rebounds and Northwestern

snapped a two-game losing streak with a 74-70 win Tuesday night at

Baylor, which was coming off a win at Kentucky.

Hearn made two layups for the Wildcats when they opened the

second half with an 11-1 run. Northwestern (7-2) barely hung on

after building an 18-point lead.

Baylor (5-3) was within 70-67 when Pierre Jackson made two free

throws with 23 seconds left after a midcourt turnover by

Northwestern on an inbound pass. Dave Sobolewski made a free throw

with 17 seconds left after Northwestern had missed six free throws

in a row.

Jackson had 18 points to lead Baylor, which lost its second home

game in a row.

Drew Crawford had 19 points for Northwestern.