Northwestern (8-1) raced to a 23-3 lead, hitting 8 of 12 from the field, including 5 for 8 on 3-pointers, while Texas Southern (1-7) made just one of its first nine shots. Crawford scored 10 points in the Wildcats' opening surge.
Northwestern led 41-20 at halftime. The Wildcats had a 24-14 rebound advantage and committed four turnovers to 11 for the Tigers. The Wildcats led by 32 several times in the second half.
JerShon Cobb scored 10 points for Northwestern. Shurna added six rebounds and five assists.
Who can challenge DeAndre Ayton for No. 1 in the ESPN 100? It's one of the issues worth watching as we exit basketball recruiting's biggest month.
Five-star guard Coby White only needed three days to accept an offer from head coach Roy Williams. White, No. 21 in the ESPN 60 committed to the North Carolina Thursday.
Coby White, a five-star junior point guard who is ranked No. 21 in the ESPN 60 for the 2018 class, has committed to North Carolina.