• My Scores
  • NHL
  • NFL
  • NBA
  • Golf

Kent State vs Northern Illinois

N. Illinois 67, Kent St. 65


DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Abdel Nader's go-ahead jumper with 2.2 seconds left sealed the deal for Northern Illinois which held off Kent State 67-65 on Wednesday night.

Northern Illinois (5-14, 3-4 MAC) led 63-54 with 2:28 remaining in the game but the Golden Flashes used an 11-2 run capped off by Devareaux Manley's 3-pointer to tie it at 65 with 31 seconds left.

After Nader's jumper, Kent State's Randal Holt got a look from beyond the arc to win it but just missed as the clock expired.

The Golden Flashes never led in the contest.

Nader scored 26 points including four 3-pointers and was 8 for 11 from the free-throw line. He led the Huskies with 11 rebounds.

Darren Goodson scored 18 points and pulled 10 rebounds for Kent State (11-10, 2-5). Kris Brewer had 14 points and was a perfect 10 for 10 from the line.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Kent State (11-10)273865
Northern Illinois (5-14) «343367

Related Video

January 28, 2015
Men of March: Jay Wright (1:51)
January 28, 2015
SNEAK PEEK: Wichita State's Fred Van Vleet's incredible story
January 25, 2015
Coach K has 1K
January 25, 2015
Indiana at 23 Ohio State highlights

CBSSports.com Shop

Kent State Golden Flashes
C. Evans, F302-71-40227
D. Goodson, F287-114-8101318
K. Spicer, F30-00-01000
K. Brewer, G352-410-1031314
R. Holt, G334-170-02319
M. Henniger272-41-11125
B. Pope160-12-23032
D. Manley143-60-00039
K. Thomas110-11-21031
M. Tabb30-00-01010
Totals 20-5119-272782165
Northern Illinois Huskies
A. Bolin, F312-44-61039
K. Gray, F273-41-34117
D. Bowie, F243-40-03136
A. Nader, G287-198-11111226
D. Balls, G251-32-21724
T. Baker180-20-01110
K. Gray153-41-12157
A. Springs131-30-01113
A. Christian101-30-02113
M. Davis71-10-01002
J. Cravatta20-00-00000
Totals 22-4716-2332141967
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kent St.6-115-597
Bowling Green5-213-564
Miami (Ohio)2-57-13275
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan4-314-499
W. Michigan4-312-7125
E. Michigan2-513-7164
N. Illinois2-58-10212
Ball St.2-57-11210
Other games
NW 46 Final
RUT 54 Final
CIN 62
SC 36 Final
FLA 75
MIZZ 70 Final
LSU 73
DUKE 75 Final
UT 57 Final
KSU 83
MOST 77 Final
IND 97 Final
PUR 60
NMEX 63 Final
WYO 59
UM 73 Final
VT 64
ORE 52 Final