Jalen Smith had 22 points and a career-high 19 rebounds for his ninth consecutive double-double, and No. 7 Maryland extended its winning streak to nine games by defeating Northwestern 76-67 Tuesday night.
Lamar Stevens scored 23 points to lead No. 13 Penn State over Northwestern 77-61 on Saturday.
Veronica Burton hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:35 to play, Sydney Wood drained the clinching free throws with 8.1 seconds left and No. 19 Northwestern edged Michigan 66-60 on Thursday night.
Northwestern took over in the third quarter and beat Penn State 82-59.
Sasha Stefanovic brought a sense of relief to his coach Matt Painter and his Purdue teammates in a game they desperately needed to win.
Lindsey Pulliam scored a season-high 32 points on Thursday night, and No. 23 Northwestern led throughout the fourth quarter in an 81-73 win over Michigan.
Cassius Winston scored 18 points and Xavier Tillman had 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead No. 14 Michigan State in a 79-50 win over Northwestern on Wednesday night.
Ohio State held off lowly Northwestern for a sorely needed 71-59 win Sunday.
Lindsey Pulliam and Veronica Burton scored 22 points apiece, and No. 22 Northwestern beat Michigan State 76-48 on Thursday night for its fifth straight victory.
Jalen Smith scored a career-high 25 points, and No. 17 Maryland rallied to beat Northwestern 77-66 on Tuesday night.
Northwestern entered the Top 25 for the first time this season, coming in at No. 22. The Wildcats were last ranked for the first nine week of the 2015-16 season.
Illinois beat Northwestern 75-71 Saturday with 16 points from Trent Frazier.
Luka Garza scored 27 points - all but one of them in two spurts -and Iowa beat Northwestern 75-62 on Tuesday night.
Northwestern snapped a five-game losing streak on Saturday, beating Nebraska 62-57.
Trayce Jackson-Davis made the tie-breaking free throws with 1:57 left and scored eight of Indiana's final 10 points Wednesday to cap a late rally, giving the Hoosiers a 66-62 victory over Northwestern.
Hartford coach John Gallagher said his team finally has come together. Players have returned healthy - just in time for a victory against a Big Ten team.
Cassius Winston scored 21 points and Xavier Tillman had 15 points and 10 rebounds, helping No. 15 Michigan State beat Northwestern 77-72 on Wednesday night.
Northwestern beat SIU-Edwardsville 72-54 on Sunday.
Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday.
Purdue beat Northwestern 58-44 in the Big Ten opener for both teams.