Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs Northern Illinois

Milwaukee 59, N. Illinois 57


DE KALB, Ill. (AP) - James Haarsma had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds as Wisconsin-Milwaukee repelled Northern Illinois 59-57 on Monday night.

Ja'Rob McCallum scored 12 points and Kyle Kelm and Ryan Allen had 10 apiece for the Panthers (2-0). Kaylon Williams added eight points and six assists.

Tim Toler led the Huskies (0-2) with 11 points. Ten players scored for Northern Illinois, which played its home opener.

Ryan Haggerty's 3-pointer with 9 seconds left in the half gave the Panthers their largest lead at 35-21.

But the Huskies clawed back, and Toler put Northern Illinois ahead 40-39 with a jumper with 11:01 to go.

But seven straight points by Kelm made it 46-42 with 9:22 to play.

Neither team shot well. Northern Illinois was 20 of 54 (37 percent) and Wisconsin-Milwaukee 20 of 55 (36.4). The Huskies committed 23 turnovers and the Panthers 15.

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Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2-0) «352459
Northern Illinois (0-2)233457

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Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
J. Haarsma, F365-74-6120215
K. Kelm, F254-91-421410
K. Williams, G363-111-35648
J. McCallum, G335-130-051312
R. Allen, G322-66-1060310
P. Gulley100-31-21001
R. Haggerty81-10-00013
D. Harris80-00-01020
E. Richard70-20-00000
S. Boga50-30-00200
Totals 20-5513-2537101959
Northern Illinois Huskies
T. Toler, F315-131-150411
A. Bolin, F262-34-69459
A. Christian, G291-82-26214
A. Nader, G252-142-36146
M. Ford, G131-40-01002
Z. Miller252-34-43029
T. Storm172-32-22026
K. Gray132-30-02014
K. Gray102-20-02054
S. Berg71-10-02002
D. Barnette40-00-02010
Totals 20-5415-184172557
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E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
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