Home Sports Northwestern beats Rutgers 79-78 in overtime — after losing a 24-point lead in the 2nd half — to end a 4-game losing streak

Northwestern beats Rutgers 79-78 in overtime — after losing a 24-point lead in the 2nd half — to end a 4-game losing streak

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Buie made Northwestern’s second and final field goal of overtime, a 3-pointer with 2:01 remaining for a 77-72 lead. He made two free throws with 21.2 seconds left for a three-point lead before Paul Mulcahy pulled Rutgers within 79-78 at the other end. Buie was fouled again and missed the front end of a one-and-one with 10.4 seconds left.

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