Northwestern Wildcats and Penn State Nittany Lions play in Big Ten Tournament

Penn State Nittany Lions (20-12, 10-10 Big Ten) vs. Northwestern Wildcats (21-10, 12-8 Big Ten)

Chicago; Friday, 6:30 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: The Northwestern Wildcats play in the Big Ten Tournament against the Penn State Nittany Lions.

The Wildcats have gone 12-8 against Big Ten opponents, with a 9-2 record in non-conference play. Northwestern has a 4-3 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Nittany Lions are 10-10 in Big Ten play. Penn State averages 72.6 points while outscoring opponents by 4.2 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Boo Buie is scoring 17.2 points per game and averaging 3.4 rebounds for the Wildcats. Chase Audige is averaging 1.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Northwestern.

Jalen Pickett is averaging 17.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and seven assists for the Nittany Lions. Seth Lundy is averaging 13.7 points over the last 10 games for Penn State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wildcats: 6-4, averaging 63.3 points, 28.7 rebounds, 11.9 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 41.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 62.5 points per game.

Nittany Lions: 6-4, averaging 71.7 points, 28.3 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 3.4 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.0 points.


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