Northwestern rolls past Bryant 86-66
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Vic Law triggered a decisive 12-0 run early in the game on the way to a team-high 22 points and Northwestern rolled past Bryant 86-66 on Friday.
After Northwestern (4-2) took a 38-23 lead into halftime, Bryant top gun Nisre Zouzoua went off for 14 points to close the gap to 42-39 five minutes into the second half. The Wildcats were able to regroup for their second victory in the last four starts.
Scottie Lindsey contributed 20 points and a team-high six assists for the Wildcats, who converted 48 percent of their field goal tries. Gavin Skelly had 15 points off the bench.
Zouzoua finished with a game-high 24 points and Adam Grant added 19 the Bulldogs. Zouzoua came off career-high 30-point outburst in a 64-57 victory over Louisiana Monroe three nights earlier.
Bryant (2-4) started no one taller than 6-foot-6 and just one upperclassman in the loss, its third in the last four starts.