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Northern Illinois vs Eastern Michigan

E. Michigan 48, N. Illinois 45


YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Darrell Lampley scored 21 points and Eastern Michigan used a 15-0 run late in the game to overtake Northern Illinois 48-45 on Wednesday night.

Derek Thompson added 10 points for the Eagles (12-16, 7-6), the Mid-American West Division leaders, who snapped a two-game slide. Lampley also had team highs of five assists and three steals.

Tony Nixon and Abdel Nader scored 10 points apiece for the Huskies (3-23, 2-11), who dropped their fourth in a row and fell to 0-12 on the road. Nadel's seven rebounds led Northern Illinois to a 42-28 edge on the boards.

After a 22-22 halftime tie, the Huskies started the second half with a 14-2 surge. But with the score 39-26, Eastern Michigan reeled off the next 15 points, holding Northern Illinois scoreless for 9:06.

The Eagles swept the season series, having won 47-40 on Jan. 7 in DeKalb.

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Northern Illinois Huskies
K. Gray, F280-12-46022
A. Bolin, F263-82-34038
T. Nixon, G303-92-240110
A. Nader, G294-92-273410
S. Berg, G130-30-01100
M. Ford291-82-23524
A. Christian173-90-04108
K. Gray161-31-24143
T. Storm110-00-03130
J. Jackson10-00-00000
Totals 15-5011-1542121945
Eastern Michigan Eagles
J. Harris, F291-30-15122
A. Strickland, F121-20-02012
D. Riley, C251-44-46036
D. Lampley, G385-129-1145321
D. Thompson, G324-140-010110
A. Green241-41-21204
M. Balkema150-03-63133
J. Sims140-10-00000
Q. Dailey90-10-01010
A. Chandler20-00-00010
Totals 13-4117-242891548
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N. Illinois0-06-057
Ball St.0-06-2177
E. Michigan0-05-2109
C. Michigan0-03-3337
W. Michigan0-03-4289
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