Northern Illinois vs DePaul

DePaul 69, N. Illinois 64

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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 (2-7)313364
DePaul (8-3) «333669

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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
 40.0%87.5% 
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
 46.8%84.0% 
Mid-American
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

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236
 
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OKST 91
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