Emichigan 30 23 53
Nillinois 22 19 41
Date of game: 2/27/2013

Recap: Northern Ill vs. Eastern Mich

DeKalb, IL (Sports Network) - Glenn Bryant and Derek Thompson scored 14 points apiece as the Eastern Michigan Eagles prevailed in a defensive struggle over the Northern Illinois Huskies, 53-41, in a Mid-American Conference bout at the Convocation Center.

Bryant also added eight rebounds, while Thompson swiped four steals for EMU (13-15, 6-7 MAC), which had lost four of its previous five games.

Travon Baker and Darrell Bowie netted eight points apiece for NIU (5-21, 3-10), while Abdel Nader hauled in nine rebounds. The Huskies shot a lowly 23.8 percent from the field on the evening and extended their season-long losing streak to seven games.

EMU shot only 36.7 percent from the field in the first half, but it was able to hold NIU to 33.3 percent, as it took a 30-22 lead into intermission.

The Eagles led by double-digits for the majority of the second half thanks mostly to a futile shooting effort by the Huskies, who made only 4-of-24 from the field (.167) in the final 20 minutes.

NIU was plagued by 18 turnovers, which EMU converted into 18 points.

Game Notes

USC investigating Shaw story claims

USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian admitted to reporters Tuesday that the school has begun examining claims made by defensive back Josh Shaw that he injured himself while saving a nephew from drowning over the weekend.

Sixers acquire Thabeet

The Philadelphia 76ers acquired center Hasheem Thabeet and cash considerations from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for a 2015 protected second round draft pick.

Senators sign G Anderson to three-year extension

The Ottawa Senators signed goaltender Craig Anderson to a three-year contract extension that will run through the end of the 2017-18 season.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
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.