EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Nia Coffey had 21 points and 14 rebounds for her fourth-straight double-double to lead No. 15 Northwestern to a 69-44 win over Milwaukee on Sunday.
Ashley Deary added 12 points and Maggie Lyon 10 and both had five assists for the Wildcats (8-0). Deary also had eight steals.
Steph Kostowicz had 13 points for the Panthers (3-3), who shot 21 percent after going 3 of 28 from 3-point range. It was the best defensive effort of the season for Northwestern.
Leading 18-12 after a 12-0 run in the first quarter, the Wildcats outscored the Panthers 19-9 in the second for a 37-19 lead. Coffey had 15 points and eight rebounds.
Northwestern used 21 turnovers to scored 24 fastbreak points.