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Why Was This Game Even Scheduled?

It was 55-8 at halftime.

"We don't often write first-half recaps on this here blog because, well, one half of basketball isn't worth its own story, especially when the people who care are watching the game anyway," Russell Steinberg wrote for SBNation.

"We're making an exception today. Northwestern currently leads Chicago State 55-8 at the half. 55-8. Fifty-five to eight.

"Chicago State, a university that is clinging to life, is one of the worst teams in Division I. The Cougars came into the game ranked 343rd out of 351 teams in KenPom, don't own a win over a Division I opponent, and are projected to finish the season 4-27."


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