DEKALB, Ill. -- Darrell Bowie scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Northern Illinois to a 65-51 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Friday night.
The Huskies (6-6) started the game with an 8-0 run and went into the break leading 33-22. A Pete Rakocevic layup at 5:04 in the second gave the team a 19-point advantage, 60-41. Northern Illinois went 46.3 from the field overall.
The Wildcats sent their opponents to the line 25 times during the contest where the Huskies hit 78 percent.
Down by 18 with just over a minute to play, Clemmye Owens sank a pair of 3-pointers for the Wildcats (2-15), who posted their thirteenth-straight loss. Owens led the Wildcats with 19 points and five rebounds.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|