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Armstead has 21, N Illinois turns back Ill-Chicago 92-81

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Aaric Armstead scored 21 points and Northern Illinois made 20 of 24 free throws to defeat Illinois-Chicago 92-81 on Saturday.

Eugene German added 17 points, Marin Maric 16 and Jaylen Key 12 for the Huskies (4-3), who never trailed.

Northern Illinois didn't hit a 3 in the first half, which ended with the Huskies up 42-38, but back-to-back treys from Laytwan Porter and Maric made it 48-40. The Huskies steadily built the lead, which reached 15 with under 3 minutes to play.

Sophomore Dikembe Dixson went 14 of 20 from the line and hit 3 3-pointers to lead the Flames (3-3) with 31 points- his third 30-point game this season and second in the NIU Thanksgiving Classic. Marcus Ottey had 16 points, making all seven of his free throws as UIC went 29 of 37 from the line.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Ill.-Chicago 14-13 75.0 PPG 37.2 RPG 14.8 APG
home team logo N. Illinois 12-14 74.3 PPG 37.8 RPG 11.6 APG
Key Players
1
M. Ottey 15.9 PPG 3.2 RPG 2.5 APG 50.9 FG%
10
E. German 20.2 PPG 5.3 RPG 3.0 APG 48.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB