Eastern Illinois vs Northern Illinois

E. Illinois 67, N. Illinois 55


DeKALB, Ill. (AP) - Jeremy Granger scored 16 points and contributed six assists Sunday to lead Eastern Illinois past Northern Illinois 67-55.

Granger scored most of his points from the free-throw line, where he was 10 for 11. That nearly matched Northern Illinois' team output of 11 for 13.

Alfonzo McKinnie added 12 points for the Panthers (2-1).

Northern Illinois led 47-45 after Tyler Storm's basket with 8:11 to play. But the Huskies (0-3) went nearly six minutes without a field goal while Eastern Illinois went on a 16-1 run to put the game away.

Abdel Nader led Northern Illinois with 11 points and Storm finished with 10.

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Northern Illinois (0-4)312455

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Eastern Illinois Panthers
Z. Sanders, F241-44-63146
L. Doss, F223-70-00138
T. Jones, F183-60-01018
J. Granger, G373-810-1136016
A. McKinnie, G325-72-460212
J. Miller151-24-41107
J. Piper140-41-28101
A. Akers120-30-00200
M. Herron123-80-00017
J. Hollowell70-30-01020
M. Woods41-10-01012
N. McFarlin30-00-00000
Totals 20-5321-2731121467
Northern Illinois Huskies
A. Nader, F284-131-220311
K. Gray, F211-32-23044
A. Bolin, G240-20-06110
A. Christian, G243-80-06248
M. Ford, G233-52-23409
T. Toler223-83-45039
Z. Miller180-20-01420
T. Storm174-81-130010
S. Berg80-30-01120
K. Gray80-02-21112
J. Jackson31-20-01002
T. Nixon30-00-00010
D. Barnette10-00-00000
Totals 19-5411-1338132155
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265

EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.10-722-14142
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
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Old Dom 52 Final
Kentucky 62
COPS 70 Final
UConn 87
MS Val St 75 Final
NC 101
USA 39 Final
Florida St 80
Purdue 56 Final
Alabama 65
Ole Miss 66 Final
MU 96