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.
Hal "King" Lear, a Temple basketball star during the 1950s, died Saturday at his White Plains, New York home.
Sebastien Bellin's friend Chris Young joins Ryan Smith on Outside the Lines to discuss his friend's bravery, courage and strength after surviving the Brussels bombings in March.
Andrew White III is leaving the Nebraska men's basketball team and will play elsewhere for his final college 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|