Northwestern 74, Texas St. 68

Dave Sobolewski scored 18 points, including a 3-pointer with

1:45 left to give Northwestern a lead, and the Wildcats closed the

game on a 12-0 run to defeat Texas State 74-68 on Monday night.

The Bobcats led 68-62 with less than 4 minutes left, but five

straight free throws, two each by Sobolewski and Reggie Hearn and

one by Jared Swopshire, cut it to 68-67. After Sobolewski connected

on his jump shot to put Northwestern (8-3) ahead 70-68, free throws

by Alex Marcotullio, Sobolewski and Swopshire completed the

scoring.

Hearn finished with 15 points and Tre Demps added 12.

Texas State’s Joel Wright and Wesley Davis each had 19 points.

The Bobcats (4-7) used an 8-0 run midway through the second half to

take a 64-60 lead, capped by Matt Staff’s layup with 5:56 left.