Northwestern stops Wisconsin, 64-56

Badgers still winless in Big Ten
Northwestern stops Wisconsin, 64-56

Jordan Hamilton scored 22 points to lead Northwestern to a 66-60 win over Wisconsin in a Big Ten women’s basketball game in Evanston Thursday night.

Suzanne Gilreath led the Badgers with 17 points. Marsha Howard and Cayla McMorris each added 13 points.

Wisconsin (7-11 overall, 0-5 Big Ten) led at halftime 30-25 and had a 56-54 lead with 4:15 left in the fourth quarter.

But Northwestern (9-10, 2-3) outscored the Badgers 14-6 the rest of the game.

Wisconsin hosts Penn State at the Kohl Center Sunday at 1 pm.