Dave Sobolewski scored 17 of his career-high 25 points in the first half and Drew Crawford added 18 as Northwestern routed Illinois-Chicago 93-58 on Wednesday night.
Northwestern (2-2) opened the game with a 17-4 lead on Sanjay Lumpkin's layup and JerShon Cobb's 3-pointer extended the lead to 20-6 as the Wildcats led wire to wire.
Jordan Harks led Illinois-Chicago (1-3...
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Just three nights after an embarrassing defeat at home to Illinois State, Northwestern (2-2) did a complete 180 with a 93-58 blowout at UIC (1-3) on Wednesday. The Wildcats used a 10-0 run early in the first half to take a 12-2 lead and never looked back. By halftime, the advantage had grown to 25 points.
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Northwestern point guard Dave Sobolewski meets with the media, previewing the Wildcats' meeting with Wisconsin. PurpleWildcats offers video of the interview.
With his steady hand and leadership, Dave Sobolewski has become a vital piece of Northwestern's lineup. The bar has been set high after one and a half strong seasons. A game like Sobolewski had on Sunday -- zero points, zero assists -- cannot happen in this long season.
Dave Sobolewski scored 18 points and Jared Swopshire added 17 as Northwestern handled cold-shooting Penn State with ease in a 70-54 Big Ten Conference victory Thursday night.
The Wildcats (10-6, 1-2) used a 25-4 run over an 11-minute span to lead by as many as 17 points, 33-16, in the first half. Penn State didn't score a basket for nearly seven minutes during that span.
After starting the Big Ten season in grand style with a reality claiming victory over the Michigan State Spartans, the Golden Gophers end the first week of the conference season against the injury riddled Northwestern Wildcats. After a couple surprising losses by some of the Big Ten's best, a win would go a long way towards establishing the Gophers as one best teams in the conference...
When Northwestern needed an answer in its 69-50 victory over Delaware State, it turned to sophomore point guard Dave Sobolewski. He paced the Wildcats with a steady hand, an early trend to the season.
Mississippi Valley junior transfer Davon Usher scored a game-leading 35 points to almost single-handedly keep the Delta Devils in the game, but Northwestern got key late baskets from sophomore guard Dave Sobolewski to pull out an 81-68 win on Thursday night.
Sobolewski scored his first field goal of the season on a layup to break a 58-58 tie midway through the second half moments...
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November 15, 2012
Dave Sobolewski is just a sophomore, but is needed more than ever to lead his Northwestern Wildcats. The point guard must produce on the court and lead by example for his young teammates.