Posted December 17, 2011 on northwestern.scout.com
Northwestern was able to hold off the stingy attack of Central Connecticut State, winning by a score of 70-64. Former walk-on guard Reggie Hearn stole the show, hitting clutch shots, and helping the Wildcats solidify the victory.
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