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Northwestern Routs TCU

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SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) —Northwestern got 15 points from Jared Swopshire and turned up the defense on Friday, rolling to a 55-31 victory over TCU in the South Padre Island Invitational.

Northwestern (5-0) also got 12 points each from Drew Crawford and Reggie Hearn.

Devonta Abron scored 12 points to lead TCU (4-2) and everyone else combined for just 19 points.

Northwestern led by 10 at halftime and went on a 19-7 run to begin the second half and gained a firm grip on the game.

Northwestern had a 20-4 scoring advantage off turnovers.

TCU shot just 25.9 percent from the floor and missed all five of its 3-point attempts.

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