Scores

Final OT

N Illinois 73

(2-6, 0-4 away)

Milwaukee 80

(3-6, 3-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 7, 2012

Klotsche Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1 2 OT T
NIU 28 40 573
MILW 37 31 1280

Top Performers

Northern Illinois: A. Springs 21 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

Milwaukee: J. Aaron 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 11 Ast, 1 Stl

Milwaukee 80, N. Illinois 73

Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Paris Gulley scored 21 points to lead Milwaukee over Northern Illinois in an 80-73 overtime win Friday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.

Jordan Aaron had a double-double with 14 points and 11 assists. Kyle Kelm scored 15 points, and James Haarsma had 14 points. Haarsma and Thierno Niang each had a team-high seven rebounds.

Milwaukee (3-6) led 37-28 at halftime, but at the 7:17 mark in the second half, the Huskies led 62-58, but Milwaukee scored seven straight points.

With 39 seconds remaining in the game, Haarsma made one of two free throws, giving Milwaukee a 68-66 lead. Askel Bolin made a layup for Northern Illinois, tying the game at 68. Milwaukee outscored the Huskies 12-5 during OT.

Akeem Springs led the Huskies (2-6) with 21 points and nine rebounds. Abdel Nader had 17 and Sam Mader 10. Nader fouled out with 39.4 remaining in regulation.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
MILW
Points 73 80
FG Made-Attempted 29-73 (.397) 21-53 (.396)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 9-31 (.290)
FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 29-40 (.725)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 32 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 11

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