After taking an early lead, the Northwestern Wildcats trail 37-31 going into halftime against the No. 20 Indiana Hoosiers. The Wildcats led 18-12 nearly halfway through the first half, but the Hoosiers outscored them 25-13 through the end of the half to take the advantage.
The Wildcats were on fire from the field in the first half, but struggled to keep onto the ball. They drained 57 percent of their shots from the field, but they also turned the ball over eight times and allowed the Hoosiers to take a 15-11 advantage on the boards. Indiana shot just 45 percent in the first half, but took 12 more shots than Northwestern in the first 20 minutes.
John Shurna leads Northwestern thus far with 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting, and he also blocked a pair of shots. Drew Crawford added nine points. Indiana's leading scorer thus far is forward Cody Zeller, who got 13 points himself on 5-of-7 shooting, while Christian Watford added ten points.
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