Elon vs Northern Illinois

Elon beats Northern Illinois 85-80 in 2OT


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DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Tyler Seibring's scored five points in the second overtime to help Elon rally to an 85-80 win over Northern Illinois in Friday's second round of the NIU Thanksgiving Classic.

Seibring's jumper and 3-pointer bracketed a 9-2 run the Phoenix (4-1) used to pull ahead 79-72 with 2:28 left. NIU closed to within 83-78 on Aaric Armstead's two free throws, but Luke Eddy's free throw with 12 seconds left iced it for Elon.

Seibring finished with 15 points, Steven Santa Ana scored 20 points, making 5 of 12 3-pointers, and Brian Dawkins added 15 with three 3s.

Trailing 33-24 at halftime, Elon rallied to a 60-56 lead on Dawkins' 3-pointer, but Armstead's layup tied it at 62 to send the game into overtime.

Laytwan Porter's 3-pointer put NIU up 68-67 in OT, but Eddy replied with a 3 for a 70-68 lead. Armstead tied it at 70 with two free throws.

Armstead scored career highs with 24 points and 16 rebounds, Marin Maric scored 23 points with 10 boards and Jaylen Key had 15 points for NIU (3-3).

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Elon Phoenix
T. Seibring, F436-121-263315
B. Dawkins, F336-80-051415
S. Santa Ana, G346-143-471320
L. Eddy, G283-62-425310
D. Thompson, G223-40-11206
D. Swoope351-91-47114
S. Eberhardt304-90-23219
C. Hairston183-50-03146
K. Kundrotas70-00-02010
Totals 32-677-1739162085
 47.8%41.2% 
Northern Illinois Huskies
J. Key, F377-130-062215
M. Maric, C368-137-14101323
A. Armstead, G438-196-6161124
L. Porter, G403-120-03458
D. Highsmith, G210-20-03210
J. Thomas210-00-00100
A. Pauga191-20-03112
L. Bradley141-50-01102
N. McCarty133-50-15036
E. German60-20-00000
Totals 31-7313-2149131680
 42.5%61.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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