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Northern Illinois vs Western Michigan

W. Michigan 77, N. Illinois 68


KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Hayden Hoerdemann came off the bench to score 18 points as Western Michigan beat Northern Illinois 77-68 on Wednesday night.

Nate Hutcheson added 17 points, Matt Stainbrook 16 and Demetrius Ward 11 for the Broncos (7-9, 1-1 Mid-American), who are 6-0 at home. Mike Douglas had eight assists.

The Broncos shot 49 percent (24 of 49), including 9 of 23 on 3-pointers.

Tim Toler led the Huskies (1-13, 0-2) with 15 points. Abdel Nader scored 14.

The Broncos led 34-30 at halftime and pushed it to 55-44 on Stainbrook's three-point play with 9:51 left.

Northern Illinois reeled off the next nine points on a 3-pointer by Toler and two free throws each by Marquavese Ford, Zach Miller and Keith Gray to trim it to 55-53 with 7:03 to play.

But Western Michigan replied with a 7-1 run, keyed by five points from Hoerdemann, for a 62-54 lead that sealed it.

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Northern Illinois Huskies
K. Gray, F212-30-04114
T. Toler, C245-110-130415
A. Bolin, G262-80-04124
Z. Miller, G240-42-22242
A. Nader, G204-115-721214
M. Ford211-22-23224
K. Gray202-42-23006
S. Berg153-40-02226
A. Christian143-50-02127
T. Nixon121-32-24204
T. Storm31-10-00002
Totals 24-5613-1633121968
Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F254-97-753417
F. Whitfield, F152-40-05034
M. Stainbrook, C367-92-353316
M. Douglas, G361-53-36825
D. Ward, G303-84-433111
H. Hoerdemann265-74-411018
A. Richie222-70-00126
M. Conteh60-00-01000
D. Loney40-00-00110
Totals 24-4920-2127201677
EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Miami (Ohio)8-1013-18
Kent St.7-1116-16
Bowling Green6-1212-20
WestConf. W-LTot. W-L
W. Michigan14-423-10
E. Michigan10-822-15
N. Illinois8-1015-17
C. Michigan3-1510-21
Ball St.2-165-25
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