Scores

Final

N Illinois 45

(7-7, 1-1 MAC)

Bowling Green 36

(6-9, 0-2 MAC)

4:30 PM ET, January 12, 2014

Stroh Center, Bowling Green, Ohio

1 2 T
NIU 26 1945
BGSU 18 1836

Top Performers

Northern Illinois: A. Bolin 7 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Bowling Green: R. Holmes 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 6 Blk

Northern Illinois defeats Bowling Green 45-36

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Aksel Bolin hit a key 3-pointer and Travon Baker scored six of his 13 points down the stretch to lift Northern Illinois over Bowling Green 45-36 Sunday.

Bolin's 3-pointer gave Northern Illinois a 37-35 lead with 3:01 remaining. Baker then made a layup, hit a 3-pointer, and scored on one of two free throws to give the Huskies a 43-36 lead with 36 seconds to play. A Darrell Bowie dunk capped the scoring for Northern Illinois.

Bowling Green only scored three points in the final 12 minutes.

Baker shot 4 of 9 from the field and made four of six free throws for Northern Illinois (7-7, 1-1 Mid-American). Bolin finished with seven points.

It was the lowest point total in a game this season for both Northern Illinois and Bowling Green.

Richaun Holmes scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Bowling Green (6-9, 0-2), who have lost four-straight.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
BGSU
Points 45 36
FG Made-Attempted 14-43 (.326) 12-41 (.293)
3P Made-Attempted 4-10 (.400) 3-13 (.231)
FT Made-Attempted 13-28 (.464) 9-21 (.429)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 12, 2014 NIU 45, @BGSU 36Recap
Mar 10, 2014 @NIU 54, BGSU 51Recap