SIU-Edwardsville vs Northern Illinois

N. Illinois 65, SIU-Edwardsville 54

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DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Aksel Bolin scored 15 points to lead Northern Illinois to a 65-54 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night.

Bolin was 7 of 10 from the field. Sam Mader scored 11 points, and Travon Baker had 10. Keith Gray had five rebounds for the Huskies (3-5).

SIU-Edwardsville had a brief lead early in the first half. Sam Nader scored on a jumper at the 12:12 mark, putting the Huskies up by one, and they would never trail again. At halftime, they were up 36-25. The Huskies made 22 points off turnovers. They shot 52 percent from the field for the game, while the Cougars shot 39.5 percent.

Jerome Jones led the Cougars (2-4) with 19 points. Kris Davis added 16. Derian Shaffer had seven rebounds.

The win broke a three-game losing streak for Northern Illinois.

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SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F337-131-351219
D. Shaffer, F251-52-77024
K. Davis, G394-105-521216
M. Messer, G303-42-44139
M. Wiltz, G302-41-12316
T. Johnson160-60-02110
R. Lester150-10-01010
R. Reed120-00-02340
Totals 17-4311-2025101654
 39.5%55% 
Northern Illinois Huskies
A. Bolin, F297-100-030215
S. Mader, F294-72-344311
K. Gray, F172-40-05114
T. Baker, G214-62-343310
A. Springs, G172-70-12115
D. Balls221-20-01212
D. Bowie182-42-24026
J. Cravatta161-50-03203
K. Gray141-12-23034
M. Davis132-40-02005
T. Nixon40-00-00020
B. Hayes00-00-00000
Totals 26-508-1133131865
 52%72.7% 
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Toledo3-210-8140
W. Michigan2-36-11228
C. Michigan1-411-7149
 
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