Northwestern Downs Brown 58-52 - Match Report
Northwestern got 24 points and 11 rebounds from Drew Crawford en route to a 58-52 victory over Brown on Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Northwestern won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread.
Northwestern got 11 points from Kale Abrahamson and another 10 points from Alex Olah. Dave Sobolewski contributed 7 assists, while Drew Crawford cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Brown got 16 points from Sean McGonagill in a losing cause and another 10 points from Cedric Kuakumensah. Tavon Blackmon contributed 3 assists for them, while Rafael Maia had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Brown were victorious, as the score was 27-25 at the break.
Brown had a 49-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.