Mens Basketball: Northwestern vs Saint Peter's - D1SportsNet

GAMEDAY Mens Basketball


1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   Postseason

PREVIEW   BOX SCORE   PLAY BY PLAY   RECAP

Mens basketball

Northwestern vs Saint Peter's


ROSEMONT, Ill. The 19th ranked Northwestern Wildcats are still settling into their temporary home.

Due to a $110 million renovation project of Welsh Ryan Arena, all of the Wildcats' home games during the 2017 18 season will be played at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., which is also home to the Chicago Wolves of the AHL and the Chicago Sky of the WNBA. The renovation of Welsh Ryan Arena is scheduled for completion ahead of the 2018 19 season.

The Wildcats (1 0) will have another chance to acclimate to their new environment as they host St. Peter's (0 1) on Monday night.

Northwestern narrowly avoided an upset Friday in its inaugural game in Allstate Arena, edging Loyola (Md.) 79 75 behind Scottie Lindsey's 26 points. The Wildcats had a 13 point lead at halftime against Loyola and led by as many as 17, but struggled to close the game out in the face of the Greyhounds' hot shooting.

"We tried our best to simulate it, but it's definitely new," Northwestern coach Chris Collins said of the new home environment. "This is our home. We're going to make it our home. But these first couple of games are going to be important for us to kind of get into a routine of how we approach the day and get ourselves ready to go."

Lindsey, a unanimous preseason All Big Ten selection, thanked the students who attended the season opener at the Arena, which is about a 30 minute drive from Northwestern's campus.

"Allstate is great," Lindsey said. "It felt really good playing out there. Our students showing up, I thought that was really great. I'm looking forward to playing here for the rest of the year."

St. Peter's dropped its opener to La Salle 61 40 on Saturday. It marked the lowest scoring total for St. Peter's since a 61 38 loss to Fairfield on Feb. 15, 2012.

"We feel really good that these guys know how to put the physical and the mental work into it," St. Peter's coach John Dunne said. "We're not going to have as much on court experience this year as we had last year, but if the returning guys do their part and show great leadership in their preparation and show our young, talented guys what it takes, we feel pretty good we're going to put a good product on the floor."

The Peacocks shot just 30 percent from the field and relied heavily on the 3 point shot, which accounted for nearly half of their made field goals, but had no players in double figures.

"The leadership roles this year need to come from a lot of different guys," Dunne said. "I think Nick Griffin, first and foremost, is a guy that has leadership qualities. Cam Jones, who redshirted last year, but he can be a vocal guy."

Jones led the way for the Peacocks in their opener, scoring nine points and grabbing three rebounds in 29 minutes off the bench, including a team best three 3 pointers. Griffin added eight points on 3 of 7 shooting.


D1SportsNet




1800AnyLens Contacts
Active Advantage
Aha- Discover Objects for Every Aspect of Your Life. Join our global community of conscious consumers today. Together, we’re making an investment in creativity.
Download IEC Standards
Auto Parts Warehouse
B2C Jewels
Auto Detailing Supplies Inc
Best Hotel Deals - Save up to 75% Off on Hotels
Bugatchi
Classic Football Shirts
engraved468x60.jpg
Day Trade Smart LLC
Stop Paying Full Price at the Dentist - Click to Save
Dietdirect.com
Dollar Tree
DTLR.com, Nike, Puma, Jordan, Release Shoes, Jordan New, Nike New, puma new, Puma clyde men, DTLR release, launch calendar, hot kicks,  new sneakers,
Electro Antiperspirant - MIN $100 PER ORDER
College Gear at Fanatics.com
Fare Buzz
FilthyFragrance.com
FiveStar
Frank & Oak
Free Country, Ltd.
Fluance
Hampshire Labs
HealthmateForever
HeatAndCool.com
HP Commission
Grab a Last Minute Hotel Deals. Get up to $40 Off with Coupon Code HWIZ40*. Book Now
Joe's New Balance Outlet
Feed Your Skin - 15% off first purchase plus free shipping over $30 - 728x90
JusByJulie
Kidrobot Toys, Art Figures & Collectibles + Free Shipping on USA orders $75+
LaptopBatteryExpress.com
TeamSportswear Affiliate Ad mini banner
macys.com
MAGIX Software
Mead.com
Medical Supply Depot
Licensed sports merchandise from all your favorite NCAA, NFL, NHL & MLB teams! Gifts, game day apparel & more.
MyUS.com
NOCO Genius On-Board Waterproof Battery Chargers
nordvpn
Nudwear Lingerie
Oasap Limited
ONETRAVEL.COM
PandaHall
The Perfect Rug - 3 - 728x90
Oxygen Plus - Pure Recreational Oxygen
Pimsleur New Low Pricing MP3
Fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit, Orange, Pear and Apple Gifts
Pure Internet Freedom with PureVPN
Purium
Rear View Safety Back Up Sensors
RockBottomGolf.com
Get your Kicks at ShoePalace.com
Get the latest kicks, apparel, & accessories at ShopNiceKicks.com
skillz.com
Smarthome LIFX 'works with' - shop now!
TackleDirect.com
TicketCity
Double VIP Points Every Wednesday
Timex
TOMTOP.com is one of China¡¯s leading e-commerce export site, providing high quality products with best price. With 70,000 items across more than 100 categories, we have served 400,000 people in over 170 countries around the world.Enjoy online shopping
Get huge discount on Weekend Travel Deals! Book now and get extra $15 off with Coupon Code – TLWGA15.
Umbro
V76 Shop Now
Wal-Mart.com USA, LLC