Northwestern (4-0) is off to its best start since 2014-15.
Young shot 6 of 8 from the floor and made all eight of his free throws. Nance was 7-of-8 shooting and collected his second double-double of the season and the sixth of his career.
The Wildcats had a double-digit lead five minutes into the game and built a 40-20 halftime advantage. Casey Simmons' 3-pointer stretched the lead to 32 points with about five minutes left.
Northwestern ended a four-game homestand and will travel to Newark, New Jersey and face Providence on Monday in the Legends Classic.
Fairleigh-Dickinson plays at St. John's on Saturday.
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