NCAAB Game Recap - Toledo at Northern Illinois
Tue Mar 3, 2020 8:00 PM EST

NJIT
49
Lib
55
F
Jacksn
88
NFla
91
F
FlGlf
63
Lipsco
68
F
N AL
72
Stetsn
82
F
IUPUI
59
IL-C
93
F
WIMil
57
YSU
63
F
Clev
59
Oakl
80
F
Campbl
68
UNCA
72
F
Tenn
81
KY
73
F
HolyC
62
Buck
65
F
HiPt
59
USC-Up
69
F
LoyMD
75
Leh
78
F
Presb
64
ChaSo
81
F
MD
67
Rut
78
F
MSU
79
PSU
71
F
Purd
77
Iowa
68
F
MisSt
71
SCar
83
F
Cin
79
SoFL
67
F
Syr
84
BC
71
F
TexAr
78
Troy
64
F
E MI
54
W MI
70
F
Albany
62
Vermt
85
F
Duques
80
VACom
77
F(OT)
David
63
Rich
80
F
Wake
83
UNC
93
F
UMassL
63
UNH
54
F
Stony
67
UMBC
75
F
BGSU
69
Kent
83
F
Maine
71
Hartfo
65
F
ArkLR
70
GASt
89
F
ArkSt
76
GaSo
75
F
MiaO
69
Buff
75
F
CenMI
68
Ball
85
F
Ohio
67
Akr
74
F
Marq
68
DeP
69
F
CoCar
101
ULLa
108
F
TxSt
54
SthAL
58
F
Toled
50
NIU
71
F
App
61
ULMo
57
F
Vand
87
Alab
79
F
SFA
77
AbCh
72
F
Tex
52
Okla
51
F
WVU
77
IaSt
71
F

Mar 3, 2020, 8:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Toledo (15-15)

17

33

50

Northern Illinois (18-12)

33

38

71

German scores 22 to lift N. Illinois past Toledo 71-50
Tue Mar 3, 2020 10:34 PM

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Eugene German had 22 points as Northern Illinois easily defeated Toledo 71-50 on Tuesday night to clinch a first-round bye in the upcoming Mid-American Conference tournament.

Trendon Hankerson had 13 points for Northern Illinois, which entered the game in first place in the conference's West Division and earned its sixth straight home victory. Lacey James added 11 points and 11 rebounds and Tyler Cochran had 10 points.

Toledo scored 17 first-half points, a season low for the team, as the Huskies held them to 30% shooting from the field (17 of 57).

Willie Jackson had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Rockets (15-15, 7-10), who entered the game in third place in the conference's West Division. Marreon Jackson added 12 points. Spencer Littleson had five steals.

Luke Knapke, who was second on the Rockets in scoring entering the matchup with 16 points per game, shot only 20% in the game (1 of 5).

The Huskies improve to 2-0 against the Rockets this season. Northern Illinois defeated Toledo 66-61 on Feb. 4. Northern Illinois finishes out the regular season against Ball St. at home on Friday. Toledo finishes out the regular season against Eastern Michigan at home on Friday.

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Leaders

Toledo PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Alderson 0 0 0 3 0 0
D. Moore 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Illinois PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
N. Scott 0 0 0 2 0 2
C. Johnson 0 0 0 1 0 0

Team Comparison

Toled NIU
Points For 50 71
Field Goals 17/57-30% 26/52-50%
Three Pointers 5/24-21% 8/17-47%
Free Throws 11/17-65% 11/13-85%
Offensive Rebounds 8 7
Defensive Rebounds 21 35
Rebounds 31 48
Blocks 3 5
Steals 5 2
Turnovers 6 12
Personal Fouls 15 20
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 Feb 4 NIU 66 @ Toled 61 G. Daow 4 K. Saunders 5
Tue Mar 3 Toled 50 @ NIU 71 L. Maranka 2 N. McCarty 2

Game Information

Stadium: Convocation Center, DeKalb, Illinois
Attendance: 1,019
Game Time: