Northern Illinois vs Boise State

Boise St. 71, N. Illinois 57


BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Anthony Drmic scored 18 points and Jeff Elorriaga added 14 to help Boise State to a 71-57 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.

Drmic had 15 second-half points and Elorriaga hit four of Boise State's eight second-half 3-pointers as the Broncos (4-1) rebounded from a sluggish start to send the Huskies (0-5) to their seventh straight defeat, dating back to last season.

Abdel Nader scored a team-high 16 points for Northern Illinois.

Elorriaga hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Broncos a 37-20 advantage with just under 16 minutes to play. He again hit back-to-back shots from behind the arc to make it 46-25 with 13:20 remaining.

The Huskies trailed just 19-17 with two minutes left in the first half before Boise State scored the final eight points of the stanza as part of a 12-0 run.

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Northern Illinois (0-5)174057
Boise State (4-1) «274471

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Northern Illinois Huskies
K. Gray, F142-22-22036
A. Bolin, F110-00-01040
A. Nader, G287-120-142216
M. Ford, G230-30-04310
A. Christian, G172-111-25116
T. Toler273-60-04117
K. Gray221-10-04012
Z. Miller191-20-01243
T. Nixon144-60-030211
T. Storm111-30-01003
S. Berg61-20-00113
J. Jackson50-00-00110
D. Barnette30-10-01000
Totals 22-493-533112157
Boise State Broncos
R. Watkins, F130-20-22020
K. Buckner, C233-52-26208
A. Drmic, G295-144-643118
J. Elorriaga, G294-102-211014
W. Perryman, G261-32-43314
T. Bropleh274-110-041010
I. Hadziomerovic223-40-02126
D. Marks143-32-42238
D. Wiley111-30-01023
J. Crayton60-00-10000
Totals 24-5512-2129131171
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Bowling Green3-212-6211
Kent St.3-29-9229
Miami (Ohio)2-39-9115
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.3-212-698
W. Michigan3-211-7164
E. Michigan2-311-7200
N. Illinois2-39-9230
C. Michigan1-412-6147

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.3-015-348
Utah Valley3-014-589
Grand Canyon2-112-6188
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-110-9228
Chicago St.0-32-18304
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UConn 78
W Mich 58 Final
TXAM-CC 43 Final
Tx A&M 56
DU 59 Final
California 80
PORT 63 Final
Kentucky 87
Wisc 73 Final
BYU 56
NC 80 Final