Sloppy Night for Northwestern Leads to an Easy 67-54 Win for Butler

Posted by Aaron Morse on November-19-2009 Add Comments

Last season, Northwestern finished 10th in the country in Assist to Turnover Ratio. Holding on to the rock is normally one of their strong suits, as they dished out 472 assists last year, while only turning it over 346 times.

In Wednesday's loss to Butler, they coughed up the ball 16 times, while only netting 15 assists. The Bulldogs seem to have that effect on Northwestern. In last year's game, NU turned it over 17 times, while only tallying 14 assists in a 57-53 win for Butler.

Northwestern is not talented enough to get away with so many mistakes. The Princeton Offense relies on precision passing and perfect timing, neither of which were evident on Wednesday.

Northwestern is desperate for some scoring right now, so...

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