Despite loss to Northwestern, Cougar men still in tournament race
MORRIS - A second-half comeback attempt lost steam late as the University of Minnesota, Morris men's basketball team fell 80-72 to visiting Northwestern Saturday.
Morris fell behind by as much as 12 in the second half, but eventually found itself within four points at 76-72 in the final minute after a Derek Schmidt basket. With the Cougars forced to foul, Northwestern closed the game with four straight free throws to secure the win.
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