DEKALB, Ill. -- Levi Bradley scored 15 points to lead Northern Illinois to a 71-62 victory over UC Davis on Wednesday night.
Eugene German added 14 points, and Rod Henry-Hayes and Gairges Daow chipped in 10 apiece for Northern Illinois (5-3), which rebounded from an 85-83 loss to Green Bay on Nov. 28. Bradley, German and Henry-Hayes each made a pair of 3-pointers.
The Huskies shot 48 percent overall (25 of 52) but snapped a three-game streak of shooting above 50 percent.
Northern Illinois built a 35-34 halftime edge and took the lead for good with 16 minutes left. UC Davis pulled to 54-51 with 7:22 to play, then Bradley scored the next six points and Daow converted a 3-point play and Northern Illinois led 63-53 with three minutes remaining.
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