Scores

Final

N Illinois 64

(2-7, 0-5 away)

DePaul 69

(8-3, 5-1 home)

5:00 PM ET, December 16, 2012

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois

1 2 T
NIU 31 3364
DEP 33 3669

Top Performers

Northern Illinois: A. Nader 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

DePaul: B. Young 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

DePaul 69, N. Illinois 64

Associated Press

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Brandon Young scored 15 points, including critical free throws in the final two minutes, as DePaul ran its winning streak to six with a 69-64 victory over Northern Illinois on Sunday.

Young hit a pair of free throws with 15 seconds to play to open a 67-64 lead after Akeem Springs put the Huskies back in contention with back-to-back 3 pointers in a 14-second span.

The last came with 16 seconds to play and trimmed DePaul's lead to 65-64.

Jamee Crockett scored 14 points and Cleveland Melvin added 12 for the Blue Demons (8-3). Abdel Nader scored a game-high 20 and Akeem Springs added 11 for the Huskies (2-7), who have dropped two straight and five of their last six.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
DEP
Points 64 69
FG Made-Attempted 26-65 (.400) 22-47 (.468)
3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 4-14 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 7-8 (.875) 21-25 (.840)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 7

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