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Demps hits game-winner, leads Northwestern over Elon 68-67 in OT

  • Northwestern's Nathan Taphorn, top, goes up for a rebound against Elon's Tony Sabato (15) and Ryan Winters, back left, during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Northwestern's Nathan Taphorn, top, goes up for a rebound against Elon's Tony Sabato (15) and Ryan Winters, back left, during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)  (The Associated Press)

  • Northwestern head coach Chris Collins, right, argues with a referee while Northwestern's Sanjay Lumpkin (34) looks on during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Elon in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Northwestern head coach Chris Collins, right, argues with a referee while Northwestern's Sanjay Lumpkin (34) looks on during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Elon in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)  (The Associated Press)

  • Northwestern's Alex Olah, third from left, goes up for a rebound against Elon's Ryan Winters (32) and Tony Sabato (15), during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Northwestern's Alex Olah, third from left, goes up for a rebound against Elon's Ryan Winters (32) and Tony Sabato (15), during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)  (The Associated Press)

Tre Demps scored 21 points and hit the game-winning basket for a second straight game and Northwestern rallied down the stretch for a 68-67 overtime victory over Elon on Saturday.

Northwestern (4-0 Big Ten) remained unbeaten despite trailing throughout and managing to make only three of 14 three-pointers. Freshman Vic Law also had 16 points for the Wildcats. Demps, the junior guard, also had the game-winning basket Thursday against North Florida.

Tanner Samson led Elon (1-2 Colonial Athletic Association) with a game-high 24 points on 8-for-18 shooting from three-point range. Elijah Bryant added 16 points.

Elon led practically the entire game and had a 61-53 lead but didn't score in the final 3:49 of regulation.