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The Wildcats opened the non-conference portion of their schedule at 6-3 through Dec. 15, including a 101-49 blowout of Mississippi Valley State at Welsh-Ryan Arena on Dec. 14. (See highlights above.) The victory marked the first time the Wildcats hit the 100-point mark in a game since a 100-89 win over Wisconsin on March 6, 1993.


Northwestern's 101 points were the most by the Wildcats since a 103-94 double-overtime victory over Dartmouth on Dec. 29, 1991. The Wildcats' 52-point margin of victory was the program's largest since a 101-45 win over the University of Chicago on Nov. 26, 1988.


Northwestern opens Big Ten play Dec. 30 at Rutgers. The Wildcats' first Big Ten home game is Jan. 4 against Wisconsin.


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