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Northern Illinois vs Boise State

Boise St. 71, N. Illinois 57


BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Anthony Drmic scored 18 points and Jeff Elorriaga added 14 to help Boise State to a 71-57 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.

Drmic had 15 second-half points and Elorriaga hit four of Boise State's eight second-half 3-pointers as the Broncos (4-1) rebounded from a sluggish start to send the Huskies (0-5) to their seventh straight defeat, dating back to last season.

Abdel Nader scored a team-high 16 points for Northern Illinois.

Elorriaga hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Broncos a 37-20 advantage with just under 16 minutes to play. He again hit back-to-back shots from behind the arc to make it 46-25 with 13:20 remaining.

The Huskies trailed just 19-17 with two minutes left in the first half before Boise State scored the final eight points of the stanza as part of a 12-0 run.

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A. Bolin, F110-00-01040
A. Nader, G287-120-142216
M. Ford, G230-30-04310
A. Christian, G172-111-25116
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K. Gray221-10-04012
Z. Miller191-20-01243
T. Nixon144-60-030211
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J. Jackson50-00-00110
D. Barnette30-10-01000
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R. Watkins, F130-20-22020
K. Buckner, C233-52-26208
A. Drmic, G295-144-643118
J. Elorriaga, G294-102-211014
W. Perryman, G261-32-43314
T. Bropleh274-110-041010
I. Hadziomerovic223-40-02126
D. Marks143-32-42238
D. Wiley111-30-01023
J. Crayton60-00-10000
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