Northern Illinois (17-16, 10-10) vs. Bowling Green (21-11, 13-6)
Mid-American Conference Tourney Semifinals, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
No. 7 seed Northern Illinois (16-16, 9-10) vs. No. 2 seed Toledo (25-6, 13-5)
Mid-American Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland; Thursday, 5:30 p.m....
No. 10 seed Ohio (14-16, 6-12) vs. No. 7 seed Northern Illinois (15-16, 8-10)
Mid-American Conference Tourney First Round, Convocation Center, DeKalb, Illinois; Monday, 8 p.m....
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Levi Bradley had 22 points as Northern Illinois topped Ball State 64-57 on Friday night.
Eugene German had 15 points for Northern Illinois (15-16, 8-10 Mid-American...
Northern Illinois (14-16, 7-10) vs. Ball State (15-15, 6-11)
John E. Worthen Arena, Muncie, Indiana; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ball State looks for its fourth straight win over...
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Levi Bradley had 26 points as Northern Illinois narrowly beat Central Michigan 89-86 on Tuesday night.
Northern Illinois (13-16, 6-10) vs. Central Michigan (20-9, 9-7)
McGuirk Arena, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northern Illinois seeks revenge on Central...
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — James Thompson IV recorded 15 points and 17 rebounds as Eastern Michigan defeated Northern Illinois 75-69 on Saturday. Boubacar Toure added 12 points and 16 rebounds for the...
Eastern Michigan (13-15, 7-8) vs. Northern Illinois (13-15, 6-9)
Convocation Center, DeKalb, Illinois; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northern Illinois looks for its fourth straight...
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Levi Bradley registered 16 points as Northern Illinois edged past Western Michigan 70-65 on Tuesday night.
Noah McCarty had 12 points and nine rebounds for Northern...
Western Michigan (8-19, 2-12) vs. Northern Illinois (12-15, 5-9)
Convocation Center, DeKalb, Illinois; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Michigan looks to extend Northern...
Northern Illinois (12-14, 5-8) vs. Toledo (20-6, 8-5)
Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Toledo looks to extend Northern Illinois's conference losing streak...
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Justin Turner had a career-high 34 points as Bowling Green easily beat Northern Illinois 87-67 on Saturday.
Dylan Frye had 13 points for Bowling Green (18-7, 10-2 Mid-American Conference). Antwon Lillard added 10 points and six assists. Marlon Sierra had seven rebounds for the visitors.
Levi Bradley had 18 points for the Huskies (12-14, 5-8), whose losing streak stretched to five games. Eugene German added 15 points. Lacey James had 13 points.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Tayler Persons hit six 3-pointers and scored 29 points, including the game-winning free throw with two seconds left, and Ball State beat Northern Illinois 72-71 on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Dante Thorpe scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3 that sparked a game-deciding 15-4 run, and Northern Illinois beat Ohio 71-60 on Tuesday night for coach Mark Montgomery's 100th career win.
Eugene German scored 15 and dished six assists and Levi Bradley added 14 points with six rebounds for the Huskies (12-9, 5-3 Mid-American Conference), who scored 12 points on 13 forced turnovers and held an 18-3 advantage on fast-break points.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Loren Cristian Jackson scored 22 points as Akron rallied in the second half to edge Northern Illinois 67-65 on Saturday night.
Jackson was 9 of 11 from the free throw line for the Zips (12-8, 4-3 Mid-American Conference), who have won three of the last four. Daniel Utomi added 14 points and Jimond Ivey had 11 points and eight rebounds.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jaylin Walker scored 31 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Kent State used a 50-point second half to beat Northern Illinois 78-68 on Saturday.
Antonio Williams scored 13 points with five assists for the Golden Flashes (14-4, 3-2 Mid-American Conference) and Akiean Frederick scored 12. Kent State won its second straight and now has tallied six wins in its last eight contests.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Shawn Roundtree hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, David DiLeo added 18 points with five 3s, and Central Michigan pulled away late to beat Northern Illinois 78-69 on Tuesday night.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Lacey James scored 20 points, including the tiebreaking free throws in overtime, and Northern Illinois beat Ohio 72-66 on Saturday in a Mid-American Conference opener.
James was fouled on a putback — he finished with 14 rebounds — and made two free throws for a 68-66 lead and added two more with 48 seconds left. He missed a pair seconds later but the Huskies retained possession and Levi Bradley added the final points at the line.
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Eugene German scored 30 points and Northern Illinois rolled to an 87-66 victory over Oral Roberts on Friday in an Oakland Hoops Challenge opener.
German was 11 of 21 from the field and made five 3-pointers. Levi Bradley added 21 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals for Northern Illinois (3-1).
Kevin Obanor had 16 points to lead Oral Roberts (2-5). D.J. Weaver scored 14 points and Kaelen Malone 12.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Zabo had 19 points, including a layup as time expired, and Jalen Avery scored eight of his 13 points in the final seven-plus minutes to help Kent State slip past Northern Illinois 61-59 on Monday night in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Levi Bradley scored 18 points with a career-high 17 rebounds and Eugene German's jump shot with 16 seconds left sent Northern Illinois past Ball State 66-65 on Friday night.
Tayler Persons missed a 3-point attempt for Ball State to end the game. German finished with 25 points and Dante Thorpe scored 11 for Northern Illinois (13-18, 6-12 Mid-American Conference).
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German scored 21 of his 31 points in the second half and Northern Illinois dominated after intermission to post a 75-67 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German scored 28 points, the last coming on a drive with four seconds left in overtime, and Northern Illinois knocked off Mid-American Conference leader Buffalo 90-88 on Saturday.
German dribbled away about 15 seconds near midcourt before darting down the lane and getting a tough floater to fall with one second on the shot clock. C.J. Massinburg's shot from just inside midcourt hit the backboard but wasn't close to going in.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jaelan Sanford tossed in 22 points, Tre'Shaun Fletcher scored 20 and Marreon Jackson came up big down the stretch to help Toledo hold off upset-minded Northern Illinois 82-77 on Tuesday night.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Josh Kozinski broke Central Michigan's program record for career 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Chippewas past Northern Illinois 81-67 on Tuesday night.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Thomas Wilder scored 25 points with five assists, Josh Davis added 15 points with three 3-pointers, including a game-breaking 3, and Western Michigan beat Northern Illinois 79-72 on Saturday after both teams shot 60 percent or better in the second half.
After 11 lead changes, Bryce Moore, Jason Whitens and Davis each hit 3s for a 50-47 Broncos lead, but Dante Thorpe's tip-in put the Huskies up 55-54 and the lead continued to change hands.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Eugene German scored 26 points and Northern Illinois snapped a two-game skid, beating Eastern Michigan 72-66 on Saturday.
Levi Bradley added 14 points and six rebounds, Justin Thomas had 11 points and Lacey James had nine points and eight rebounds.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Demajeo Wiggins converted a three-point play and Justin Turner hit two free throws in the final minute to secure Bowling Green's 66-57 win over Northern Illinois Tuesday night
Bowling Green built a 33-19 lead by intermission and maintained a double-digit advantage well into the second half, but the Huskies went on a 12-0 run that started with a Levi Bradley free throw and ended on a Dante Thorpe layup that got them within a point, 52-51 with six minutes to play.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Levi Bradley scored 25 points and a tied a career-high with 14 rebounds and Northern Illinois pulled away in the second half to beat Kent State 75-61 on Tuesday night in a Mid-American Conference opener.
Bradley also set a career best with 14-of-14 shooting from the free throw line. Northern Illinois led 33-32 at halftime before Desmond Ridenour's layup put the Golden Flashes up 51-48 with 11 minutes left.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Aaric Armstead scored 21 points, went 4 for 4 at the foul line and Northern Illinois defeated Eastern Michigan 81-69 on Saturday to gain a half-step in the Mid-American Conference West Division race.
Marin Maric and Levi Bradley each chipped in 14 points for Northern Illinois (14-9, 6-4), which entered the game in a divisional tie with Eastern Michigan.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Marin Maric scored 15 points, Laytwan Porter hit a clutch 3-pointer and Aaric Armstead blocked a final Toledo shot as Northern Illinois hung on for a 74-72 win in a meeting of the top two Mid-American Conference West Division teams on Saturday.
Five players reached double figures for the Huskies (13-8, 5-3 MAC) with Porter scoring 12, Dontel Highsmith and Armstead 11 apiece and Levi Bradley 10.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Levi Bradley scored all 12 of his points in a game-breaking second-half run and Northern Illinois beat Bowling Green 69-52 on Saturday to win its third straight.
Jaylen Key also scored 12 for the Huskies (11-6, 2-1 Mid-American), who outrebounded the Falcons 40-31 for 14 second-chance points.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Marin Maric scored 22 points on 11-of-12 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds and Northern Illinois defeated Olivet Nazarene 95-69 on Wednesday night.
Aaric Armstead added 16 points, Levi Bradley 12, Justin Thomas 11 and Dontel Highsmith and Eugene German 10 each for the Huskies (5-5), who shot 58.8 percent in their first home game since Nov. 26 to snap a two-game losing streak.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Parks scored 22 points, on 10-of-13 shooting, with eight rebounds and four assists, Tavrion Dawson tied a career best with 21 points and Cal State Northridge escaped with an 84-82 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
Kendall Smith added 15 points and a career-high eight assists and Rakim Lubin scored 10. Dawson made 6 of 8 from the field, including both of his 3-point attempts, and 7 of 7 foul shots.