Scores

Final

Milwaukee 59

(2-0, 1-0 away)

N Illinois 57

(0-2, 0-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 14, 2011

    Convocation Center, Dekalb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    MILW 35 2459
    NIU 23 3457

    Top Performers

    Milwaukee: J. Haarsma 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl

    Northern Illinois: A. Bolin 9 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Milwaukee 59, N. Illinois 57

    Associated Press

    DE KALB, Ill. -- James Haarsma had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds as Wisconsin-Milwaukee repelled Northern Illinois 59-57 on Monday night.

    Ja'Rob McCallum scored 12 points and Kyle Kelm and Ryan Allen had 10 apiece for the Panthers (2-0). Kaylon Williams added eight points and six assists.

    Tim Toler led the Huskies (0-2) with 11 points. Ten players scored for Northern Illinois, which played its home opener.

    Ryan Haggerty's 3-pointer with 9 seconds left in the half gave the Panthers their largest lead at 35-21.

    But the Huskies clawed back, and Toler put Northern Illinois ahead 40-39 with a jumper with 11:01 to go.

    But seven straight points by Kelm made it 46-42 with 9:22 to play.

    Neither team shot well. Northern Illinois was 20 of 54 (37 percent) and Wisconsin-Milwaukee 20 of 55 (36.4). The Huskies committed 23 turnovers and the Panthers 15.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MILW
    NIU
    Points 59 57
    FG Made-Attempted 20-55 (.364) 20-54 (.370)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 0

    2011-12 Season

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