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 (2-4)252954
Northern Illinois (2-5) «362965

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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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Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
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UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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