Northern Illinois vs Nebraska Omaha

Nebraska-Omaha 77, N. Illinois 64

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RALSTON, Neb. (AP) - CJ Carter scored 16 points, helping Nebraska-Omaha break open a close game in the second half and cruise past Northern Illinois 77-64 on Friday in the season opener for both teams.

Carter, who averaged 10.4 points per game as a freshman in 2011-12, made just three field goals but was 10 of 14 at the free-throw line. He added five assists and three steals for the Mavericks, who also got 13 points from Alex Welhouse and 12 each from Justin Simmons and John Karhoff.

Aksel Bolin had 11 points to lead the Huskies, who led 36-33 early in the second half before UNO went on a 15-2 run to take control. Northern Illinois pulled back within 48-47 before a 13-3 Mavericks run put the game away. The Huskies never got closer than seven points down after that.

Nebraska-Omaha also won the only other meeting between the schools, 77-72 last season.

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Northern Illinois Huskies
K. Gray, F282-42-27126
A. Bolin, F274-53-712411
K. Gray, F150-12-44142
A. Springs, G233-112-24139
T. Baker, G221-32-53334
D. Balls214-90-012210
S. Mader183-51-15017
M. Davis170-22-44012
D. Bowie131-31-23013
J. Cravatta81-32-31015
A. Christian72-40-00015
B. Hayes10-00-01000
Totals 21-5017-3035102364
 42%56.7% 
Nebraska Omaha
A. Welhouse, F214-64-420413
K. Doluony, F201-20-02033
J. Karhoff, C314-94-660312
C. Carter, G343-710-1425216
J. Simmons, G305-131-222212
M. Hagerbaumer140-11-25011
C. Steffensmeier140-12-22122
J. Coleman121-30-03123
A. Phillips123-40-02158
M. Tyus73-51-11027
S. Krych40-00-01010
T. Egli10-00-00000
Totals 24-5123-3128102777
 47.1%74.2% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-L
Buffalo13-519-10
Akron12-621-13
Ohio11-725-12
Miami (Ohio)8-1013-18
Kent St.7-1116-16
Bowling Green6-1212-20
WestConf. W-LTot. W-L
Toledo14-427-7
W. Michigan14-423-10
E. Michigan10-822-15
N. Illinois8-1015-17
C. Michigan3-1510-21
Ball St.2-165-25

Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
No. Dak. St.14-226-7
IPFW12-525-11
S. Dak. St.11-519-13
Denver9-716-15
South Dakota6-912-18
Nebraska Omaha5-917-15
Western Ill.4-1110-20
IUPUI1-146-26
 
Other games
LEHIGH 77 Final
BAYLOR 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
SALAB 76 Final
FSU 71
MIAOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHIOST 0 Canc.
MARQET 0
GWEBB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRYANT 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KANSAS 74
NTEXAS 51 Final
CREIGH 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SUTAH 65 Final
GONZAG 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
INDST 59 Final
UCLA 86