Northern Illinois vs DePaul

DePaul 69, N. Illinois 64


ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Brandon Young scored 15 points, including critical free throws in the final two minutes, as DePaul ran its winning streak to six with a 69-64 victory over Northern Illinois on Sunday.

Young hit a pair of free throws with 15 seconds to play to open a 67-64 lead after Akeem Springs put the Huskies back in contention with back-to-back 3 pointers in a 14-second span.

The last came with 16 seconds to play and trimmed DePaul's lead to 65-64.

Jamee Crockett scored 14 points and Cleveland Melvin added 12 for the Blue Demons (8-3). Abdel Nader scored a game-high 20 and Akeem Springs added 11 for the Huskies (2-7), who have dropped two straight and five of their last six.

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Northern Illinois Huskies
A. Nader, G-F248-172-262420
S. Mader, F201-40-04122
K. Gray, F181-20-04042
T. Baker, G293-70-02126
A. Bolin, G-F261-62-23534
K. Gray, F254-100-06028
A. Springs, G174-60-020311
M. Davis, G143-73-42009
D. Balls, G120-20-01420
D. Bowie, G-F61-10-00012
J. Cravatta, G50-10-01000
A. Christian, G40-20-02000
Total 26-657-839132364
DePaul Blue Demons
C. Melvin, F324-94-433112
J. Crockett, F235-92-433214
D. Robertson Jr., C261-24-43026
B. Young, G305-104-445215
D. McDonald, G142-40-01025
W. Clahar, G322-64-56308
C. McKinney, G162-23-42007
D. Kirk, F141-10-00132
M. Morgan, F130-40-01010
Total 22-4721-2529151369
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.2-410-9257
Bowling Green2-48-11263
Miami (Ohio)1-58-11276
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan4-212-7116
N. Illinois4-212-7202
Ball St.3-312-7227
C. Michigan2-412-7149
W. Michigan2-46-12241

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Seton Hall3-413-636
St. Johns3-59-12154
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CARK 63 Final
EKY 53 Final
ILL 66