NCAAB Game Recap - Kent State at Northern Illinois
Fri Feb 7, 2020 7:00 PM EST

MD
75
Ill
66
F
Harv
78
Yale
77
F
Kent
54
NIU
57
F
David
62
VACom
73
F
Fairf
49
Sien
65
F
Canis
60
Rider
61
F
StPet
61
Maris
72
F
Niag
59
Manh
77
F
Dart
65
Brown
67
F
Iona
73
Quin
52
F
SthAL
70
Troy
66
F
CenMI
60
Buff
65
F
Princ
Corn
PPD
Penn
Colum
PPD

Feb 7, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Kent State (16-8)

32

22

54

Northern Illinois (15-9)

32

25

57

German scores 27 to carry N. Illinois over Kent St. 57-54
Fri Feb 7, 2020 9:58 PM

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Eugene German had a season-high 27 points as Northern Illinois narrowly defeated Kent State 57-54 on Friday night.

Tyler Cochran scored on a driving layup with 13 seconds left to cap the scoring for Northern Illinois. Danny Pippen missed a 3-point attempt that would have tied it for Kent State with 4 seconds left.

Lacey James had 11 rebounds for the Huskies (15-9, 8-3 Mid-American Conference), which won its sixth straight game. Cochran added six rebounds.

Kent State scored 22 points in the second half, a season low for the team.

Pippen had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Golden Flashes (16-8, 6-5). Anthony Roberts added 13 points. Antonio Williams had seven points and 10 rebounds.

The Huskies improve to 2-0 against the Golden Flashes for the season. Northern Illinois defeated Kent State 76-69 on Jan. 21. Northern Illinois faces Ball St. on the road on Tuesday. Kent State plays Ohio at home next Saturday.

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Leaders

Kent State PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. Peterson 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Williamson 0 0 3 5 2 0
Northern Illinois PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
Z. Mateen 0 0 0 0 0 0
N. Scott 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

Kent NIU
Points For 54 57
Field Goals 18/49-37% 23/57-40%
Three Pointers 6/24-25% 5/16-31%
Free Throws 12/21-57% 6/11-55%
Offensive Rebounds 12 10
Defensive Rebounds 27 26
Rebounds 39 40
Blocks 2 1
Steals 4 5
Turnovers 15 9
Personal Fouls 14 16
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - NIU Leads Series 2-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Tue Jan 21 NIU 76 @ Kent 69 Z. Mateen 3 M. Peterson 2
Fri Feb 7 Kent 54 @ NIU 57 K. Bennett 1 G. Daow 2

Game Information

Stadium: Convocation Center, DeKalb, Illinois
Attendance: 1,385
Game Time: