Western Michigan vs Northern Illinois

W. Michigan 71, N. Illinois 34

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DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - David Brown scored 13 points and Western Michigan held Northern Illinois to its lowest point total in 67 years, defeating the Broncos 71-34 Saturday night.

Northern Illinois (3-13, 1-3 Mid-American) shot just 20 percent from the floor - 13 percent in the second half - en route to its lowest point total since losing 61-31 to Southern Illinois in 1946. The Huskies were 4 of 22 on 3-point attempts and 8 of 16 from the free-throw line.

The Broncos (10-7, 2-2), on the other hand, shot 54 percent from the floor and outrebounded the Huskies 42-27. That helped them overcome 19 turnovers.

Shayne Whittington added nine points and 10 rebounds for Western Michigan.

Kevin Gray led Northern Illinois with 13 points thanks to 7 of 8 shooting from the free-throw line.

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Northern Illinois (3-13)201434

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Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F202-50-02005
D. Paul, F161-24-47136
S. Whittington, C233-43-410129
B. Pokley, G162-42-22108
J. Klein, G120-20-01000
A. Richie262-53-41209
C. Tava240-16-75626
D. Brown203-55-730113
T. Perry184-41-11019
A. Avery172-32-23046
T. Brennan40-00-02020
H. Hoerdemann40-00-00000
Totals 19-3526-3142111571
 54.3%83.9% 
Northern Illinois Huskies
K. Gray, F293-107-850313
D. Bowie, F261-70-45012
A. Nader, F252-80-14115
T. Baker, G181-20-00013
A. Christian, G150-30-02100
J. Cravatta232-60-12136
A. Bolin171-40-03032
D. Balls150-50-01220
K. Gray110-21-21051
A. Springs90-50-01120
M. Davis81-30-00012
B. Hayes40-00-00000
Totals 11-558-162762234
 20%50% 
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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-526-934
Ohio11-723-1281
Kent St.10-819-13124
Buffalo10-820-1591
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203
 
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