Scores

Final

N Illinois 64

(2-7, 0-5 away)

DePaul 69

(8-3, 5-1 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 16, 2012

    Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois

    1 2 T
    NIU 31 3364
    DEP 33 3669

    Top Performers

    Northern Illinois: A. Nader 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    DePaul: B. Young 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    DePaul 69, N. Illinois 64

    Associated Press

    ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Brandon Young scored 15 points, including critical free throws in the final two minutes, as DePaul ran its winning streak to six with a 69-64 victory over Northern Illinois on Sunday.

    Young hit a pair of free throws with 15 seconds to play to open a 67-64 lead after Akeem Springs put the Huskies back in contention with back-to-back 3 pointers in a 14-second span.

    The last came with 16 seconds to play and trimmed DePaul's lead to 65-64.

    Jamee Crockett scored 14 points and Cleveland Melvin added 12 for the Blue Demons (8-3). Abdel Nader scored a game-high 20 and Akeem Springs added 11 for the Huskies (2-7), who have dropped two straight and five of their last six.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIU
    DEP
    Points 64 69
    FG Made-Attempted 26-65 (.400) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 4-14 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-8 (.875) 21-25 (.840)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 7

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