Nillinois 31 33 64
Depaul 33 36 69
Date of game: 12/16/2012

Recap: DePaul vs. Northern Ill

Rosemont, IL (Sports Network) - Brandon Young scored 15 points and handed out five assists to help lead the DePaul Blue Demons to a 69-64 win over the Northern Illinois Huskies in non-conference play at Allstate Arena.

Also scoring in double figures for the Blue Demons (8-3), as they won for the sixth time in as many games, were Jamee Crockett and Cleveland Melvin with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

The Huskies (2-7) were paced by Abdel Nader who tallied a game-high 20 points and also tied for the game high with six rebounds, but still NIU was turned away for the second straight game. Akeem Springs checked in with 11 points in 17 minutes off the bench, but at the same time was charged with six turnovers.

A tight game throughout, the Huskies led by as many as four points late in the first half, but because they allowed the hosts to shoot 52.0 percent from the floor in the period, it was DePaul that moved out to a 33-31 edge at the break.

In the second half the Blue Demons pulled ahead by seven at the 15:09 mark, but in a game that featured 10 ties and 14 lead changes, DePaul had to hold on down the stretch to keep its win streak alive.

Northern Illinois won the battle of the boards, 39-29, but the team was guilty of 22 turnovers and was outscored at the free-throw line by a 21-7 margin.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.