Zeller leads Indiana past Northwestern, 67-59

Zeller leads Indiana past Northwestern, 67-59
January 20, 2013, 3:29 pm
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Indiana forward Cody Zeller, right, shoots over Northwestern center Alex Olah during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Cody Zeller had 21 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 2 Indiana beat Northwestern 67-59 Sunday.

Jordan Hulls added 15 points. Christian Watford scored 14, and the Hoosiers (16-2, 4-1 Big Ten) hung on after things got tense down the stretch.

They led by 17 in the first half and were up 31-17 at intermission, but Northwestern (11-8, 2-4) rattled them with its trap in the second. The Wildcats got within five three times, but the Hoosiers prevailed after seeing a six-game win streak end with a loss to Wisconsin last week.