Scottie Lindsey scored 22 points, Bryant McIntosh had 20 and Northwestern rolled to an 89-54 victory Sunday against Iowa at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
The Cook County medical examiner says Northwestern women’s basketball player Jordan Hankins committed suicide in her dorm room earlier this week.
The Wildcats blew past the Nittany Lions for their ninth straight win, looking like a team capable of doing damage in the Big Ten in the process.
Justin Jackson rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns and John Moten added 128 yards and two touchdowns as Northwestern won 42-21.
Minnesota’s defense delivered an overpowering performance, and Mitch Leidner threw his first touchdown pass in seven weeks.
After their 45-17 victory at Purdue on Saturday, the Wildcats are within one victory of bowl-eligibility.
Following up on impressive wins at Iowa and Michigan State, the Wildcats socked it to Indiana 24-14 before a homecoming crowd of 35,417.