Cobb's runner lifts Northwestern over IUPUI
JerShon Cobb hit a running pull-up in the lane with 2.3 seconds left to give Northwestern a 63-61 comeback victory over IUPUI Friday night.
Northwestern took a 59-55 lead with 2:29 left on three Sobolewski free throws, but IUPUI rallied and tied the score on a pair of Patton free throws with 20 seconds left, setting the stage for Cobb's heroics. Cobb got the ball on the left wing and drove to the lane just inside the foul line before pulling up for the shot. The ball bounced off the rim and backboard before dropping through.
Cobb finished with eight points on 4-for-13 shooting. Drew Crawford led Northwestern (3-2) with 12 points, all in the second half and Dave Sobolewski added 10.
The Wildcats trailed by 11 points midway through the second half before rallying.
Ian Chiles led IUPUI (1-4) with a game-high 19 points and Mitch Patton had 18.
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