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German scores 23 to lead N. Illinois past Ohio 80-61

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Eugene German had 23 points as Northern Illinois topped Ohio 80-61 in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tourney on Monday night.

German shot 4 for 6 from behind the arc.

Dante Thorpe had 18 points for Northern Illinois (16-16). Lacey James added 14 points.

Doug Taylor tied a career high with 20 points and had 11 rebounds for the Bobcats (14-17). Jason Carter added 14 points and seven rebounds. Teyvion Kirk had 14 points.

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Key Players
J. Carter
E. German
31.9 Min. Per Game 31.9
19.8 Pts. Per Game 19.8
3.0 Ast. Per Game 3.0
5.2 Reb. Per Game 5.2
47.9 Field Goal % 48.3
34.9 Three Point % 42.0
70.3 Free Throw % 67.6
  Defensive rebound by Noah McCarty 22.0
  Gavin Block missed 3-pt. jump shot 24.0
  Defensive rebound by Jason Preston 31.0
  Caleb Oehlberg missed 3-pt. jump shot 33.0
  Defensive rebound by Northern Illinois 41.0
  Ben Vander Plas missed 3-pt. jump shot 43.0
+ 1 Dante Thorpe made 2nd of 2 free throws 48.0
+ 1 Dante Thorpe made 1st of 2 free throws 48.0
  Personal foul on Ben Vander Plas 48.0
  Defensive rebound by Dante Thorpe 53.0
  Gavin Block missed jump shot 55.0
Team Stats
Points 61 80
Field Goals 21-54 (38.9%) 32-57 (56.1%)
3-Pointers 2-18 (11.1%) 9-16 (56.3%)
Free Throws 17-26 (65.4%) 7-12 (58.3%)
Total Rebounds 37 29
Offensive 7 3
Defensive 23 23
Team 7 3
Assists 10 10
Steals 3 4
Blocks 1 0
Turnovers 12 8
Fouls 16 20
Technicals 0 0
20 PTS, 11 REB, 1 AST
23 PTS, 5 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo Ohio 14-17 283361
home team logo N. Illinois 16-16 443680
Team Stats
away team logo Ohio 14-17 70.1 PPG 39.6 RPG 14.5 APG
home team logo N. Illinois 16-16 73.7 PPG 37.4 RPG 11.0 APG
Key Players
45
D. Taylor F 8.6 PPG 6.8 RPG 0.5 APG 62.1 FG%
10
E. German G 20.4 PPG 5.2 RPG 2.9 APG 49.0 FG%
Top Scorers
D. Taylor F 20 PTS 11 REB 1 AST
E. German G 23 PTS 5 REB 2 AST
38.9 FG% 56.1
11.1 3PT FG% 56.3
65.4 FT% 58.3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Taylor 20 11 1 7/9 0/0 6/6 3 31 1 0 2 5 6
J. Carter 14 7 1 4/12 1/4 5/8 5 35 1 1 1 1 6
T. Kirk 14 3 3 5/8 0/1 4/9 1 29 0 0 6 0 3
J. Preston 6 2 4 3/8 0/2 0/0 1 32 1 0 0 0 2
G. Block 0 3 1 0/4 0/3 0/0 1 26 0 0 1 1 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Taylor 20 11 1 7/9 0/0 6/6 3 31 1 0 2 5 6
J. Carter 14 7 1 4/12 1/4 5/8 5 35 1 1 1 1 6
T. Kirk 14 3 3 5/8 0/1 4/9 1 29 0 0 6 0 3
J. Preston 6 2 4 3/8 0/2 0/0 1 32 1 0 0 0 2
G. Block 0 3 1 0/4 0/3 0/0 1 26 0 0 1 1 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Cowart, Jr. 4 0 0 1/3 0/2 2/3 2 21 0 0 1 0 0
B. Vander Plas 3 4 0 1/7 1/6 0/0 3 16 0 0 1 0 4
C. Murrell 0 0 0 0/3 0/0 0/0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
J. Dartis - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Gollon - - - - - - - - - - - - -
N. Springs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. James - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. McMurray - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. McGraw - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Tenerowicz - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Reeves - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 61 30 10 21/54 2/18 17/26 16 200 3 1 12 7 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
E. German 23 5 2 9/15 4/6 1/2 2 37 2 0 2 0 5
D. Thorpe 18 3 3 6/10 1/2 5/6 3 34 0 0 4 0 3
L. James 14 5 0 6/7 1/1 1/4 4 21 0 0 0 2 3
L. Bradley 8 5 5 4/9 0/0 0/0 5 28 0 0 0 0 5
R. Henry-Hayes 8 1 0 3/5 2/3 0/0 1 26 1 0 1 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
E. German 23 5 2 9/15 4/6 1/2 2 37 2 0 2 0 5
D. Thorpe 18 3 3 6/10 1/2 5/6 3 34 0 0 4 0 3
L. James 14 5 0 6/7 1/1 1/4 4 21 0 0 0 2 3
L. Bradley 8 5 5 4/9 0/0 0/0 5 28 0 0 0 0 5
R. Henry-Hayes 8 1 0 3/5 2/3 0/0 1 26 1 0 1 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. McCarty 6 6 0 3/5 0/0 0/0 0 23 1 0 1 1 5
A. Richie 3 0 0 1/1 1/1 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
J. Key 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
G. Daow 0 1 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 1 5 0 0 0 0 1
C. Oehlberg 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
T. Hankerson 0 0 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 4 17 0 0 0 0 0
B. Danowski - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Demogerontas - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Lee - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Travis - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z. Mateen - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 80 26 10 32/57 9/16 7/12 20 200 4 0 8 3 23