The Red Raiders of Northwestern made over 60% of their shots in the first half to jump to a 19-point lead over Peru State at the end of 20 minutes.
 
Northwestern finished the game hitting over 50% of their field goals to win 97-79 over the 'Cats in the first day of the Dordt Classic in Sioux Center, Iowa.
 
The Red Raiders improved to 7-2 overall while Peru State fell to 3-3.