Found November 26, 2013 on The Catch and Shoot:
This article was originally written for and published by North By Northwestern, a Northwestern University student publication. Photo: AP/Paul Beaty Less than a week after an impressive blowout on the road against UIC, Northwestern (4-2) had its second consecutive ugly outing at home. The Wildcats, who needed late heroics from JerShon Cobb to beat IUPUI on Friday, used a second-half surge to defeat Gardner-Webb (2-4) on Monday, 72-59. “I’m really excited about this win,” Northwestern head coach Chris Collins said. “Gardner-Webb is a team where you look at their history and they have beat and lost at the buzzer to high-major teams.” Gardner-Webb jumped out to a 7-2 lead, but Northwestern fought back and took its first lead with 9:01 left in the first half on a three-pointer from freshman forward Nate Taphorn. The Wildcats and the Runnin’ Bulldogs traded baskets for the rest of the first half, with sophomore guard Tre Demps’ three-pointer from the left wing putting the Wildcats up 28...

Olah lifts Northwestern past Gardner Webb, 72-59

Alex Olah scored a career-high 18 points to lead the Northwestern Wildcats to a 72-59 victory over the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs Monday Night. The 7-foot sophomore used his large frame to his advantage as Northwestern (4-2) won its third straight game. Drew Crawford had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats, and JerShon Cobb had 14 points and eight boards. The...

Olah lifts Northwestern to comfortable win

Alex Olah scored 18 points, and the Wildcats turned a solid second half into a comfortable victory against Gardner-Webb.
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