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    Northwestern 61, Miami 59 - Game Notes



    Nov. 29, 2006

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    Northwestern Men's Basketball
    Miami (Fla.) vs. Northwestern
    November 28, 2006
    Game Notes

  • Craig Moore led Northwestern with 24 points. Moore set a career high in points (his previous high was 15 against Minnesota last season) and in three-point field goals with seven. The seven three's also tied the school record for three's in a game.

  • Moore scored eight of Northwestern's first 11 points and 14 in the first half. Four of his seven three-point field goals came in the first half.

  • Moore was 8-of-11 shooting and seven for 10 beyond the arc.

  • Northwestern scored 30 points in the first half, up from their season average of 24.4.

  • Northwestern led 30-27 at halftime, making head coach Bill Carmody 64-14 at Northwestern with a lead at halftime.

  • Northwestern shot 75 percent (9-of-12) in the second half, up from 42.3 percent in the first half.

  • The Wildcats recorded season highs in both field goal and three-point field goal percentage, 52.6 and 50.0, respectively.

  • Twenty (20) of Northwestern's 38 field goal attempts were from beyond the arc.

  • Northwestern set a season-high with 10 three-point field goals. The previous high was seven against Stanford and Cornell.

  • The 10 three-points marked the 25th time in the Carmody era the Wildcats have made 10 or more in a game. They are 16-9 in those games.

  • The 'Cats shot 83.3 percent from beyond the arc in the second half, up from 35.7 percent in the first half.

  • Tim Doyle scored 11 points, putting him in double figures for the fourth time this season.

  • Northwestern held Miami to 37.5 percent shooting in the game.

  • Bill Carmody is now 65-21 at Northwestern when his team has a higher field goal percentage than the opponent. Northwestern shot 52.6 percent compared to Miami's 37.5 percent.


  • Jack McClinton (30 points) was the only player to score in double figures for the Hurricanes.

  • McClinton tied his career high with 30 points. Coming into the game, he was averaging 19.3 points per game.

  • Northwestern held Miami to its second-lowest scoring output. Its season low is 57 points against Buffalo.

  • Jason Okrzesik's three-pointer with 13:04 remaining in the second half put Northwestern up 39-37 and stopped an 8-0 Miami run.

  • The 'Cats outscored Miami 17-10 off of turnovers.

  • The Wildcats had 20 field goals in the game and assisted on 15 of those.
  • Northwestern committed just nine turnovers, marking the 38th time in the Carmody era that has happened. They are 25-13 in those games.