The news regarding Big Ten Tournament is that in the 1st round of yesterdays game, Northwestern got a lead by 75-65 over Minnesota. In the game, Michael Thompson played an important role by scoring a tournament record of 35 points. Crawford also added 15 points in the Big Ten Tournament.
Thompsons performance was quite remarkable as he went 11 of 22 from the field and 5 of 12 from 3-point range by 4 rebounds and 4 assists. In this way, he set a wonderful record and moved into 3rd place on the Wildcats’ career scoring list. The most interesting fact is that he also broke the 1999s single-game scoring record of 33 points made by Brian Cardinal.
On talking about victory, Thompson stated that it doesn’t mean anything downplaying the significance of his achievement. He is just happy that his team came out and they got a win.
Big Ten Tournament, Michael Thompson sets a tournament-record 35 points