NCAA Basketball

Northwestern Wildcats (22-12)


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Northwestern star Boo Buie recovering from hand surgery, expected to be ready for start of practices

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Northwestern star guard Boo Buie is recovering from surgery after injuring his right hand during a practice, the school said Tuesday.

Buie is wearing a plastic brace. He is expected to be recovered by the time practices start in the fall.

Buie was first-team, All-Big Ten, averaging 17.3 points and 4.5 assists in his fourth year, and helped Northwestern make the NCAA Tournament for the second time. The Wildcats finished 22-12 and tied for second in the Big Ten at 12-8, after five straight losing seasons following their first NCAA appearance. Northwestern beat Boise State in the tournament before losing to UCLA.

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Leaders
Points: B. Buie17.3
Rebounds: M. Nicholson5.4
Assists: B. Buie4.5
FG%: B. Buie40.6%
FT%: B. Buie86.9%
3P%: C. Audige32.5%
Steals: C. Audige2.4
Blocks: M. Nicholson1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Alabama31-6
2 Houston33-4
3 Purdue29-6
4 Kansas28-8
5 Texas29-9
6 Marquette29-7
7 UCLA31-6
8 Arizona28-7
9 Gonzaga31-6
10 UConn31-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 UConn31-8
2 San Diego State32-7
3 Miami (FL)29-8
4 Alabama31-6
5 Florida Atlantic35-4
6 Houston33-4
7 Texas29-9
8 UCLA31-6
9 Kansas State26-10
10 Gonzaga31-6
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Big Ten Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Purdue 15-5 29-6
Indiana 12-8 23-12
Northwestern 12-8 22-12
Michigan State 11-8 21-13
Maryland 11-9 22-13
Illinois 11-9 20-13
Iowa 11-9 19-14
Michigan 11-9 18-16
Penn State 10-10 23-14
Rutgers 10-10 19-15
Wisconsin 9-11 20-15
Nebraska 9-11 16-16
Ohio State 5-15 16-19
Minnesota 2-17 9-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 67.7 (281)
Rebounds: 10.3 (158)
Assists: 12.8 (200)
FG%: 40.7% (342)
FT%: 75.7% (41)
3P%: 32.1% (298)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 62.8 (23)
Rebounds: 24.2 (237)
Assists: 13.4 (231)
FG%: 41.4% (47)
FT%: 68.2% (34)
3P%: 33.8% (186)
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