staff, December 21, 2015

(AP) Alex Olah scored 21 points, Tre Demps added 17, and Northwestern pulled away from Sacred Heart 103-67 on Monday night for its eighth straight win.

Scottie Lindsey and Nathan Taphorn each added 11 points as the Wildcats (11-1) set a season high for scoring by shooting 61 percent (36 for 59) from the floor.

Olah became the 33rd player in Northwestern history to record more than 1,000 points in his career. He entered with 996.

Northwestern suffered its lone loss to current-No. 7 North Carolina on Nov. 23. Coming off a 78-70 overtime win over crosstown rival DePaul on Saturday, the Wildcats took charge of this one late in the first half, then blew it open with a 23-5 run in the second.

Read the full AP recap.