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2020 Schedule
4th in MAC W
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Northern Illinois upends Toledo 80-76 in MAC quarterfinals

Eugene German scored 27 points and Dante Thorpe made two critical free throws with 4.8 seconds left as Northern Illinois upset second-seeded Toledo 80-76 on Thursday night to advance to the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinals for the first...

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Persons' free throw lifts Ball State over NIU 72-71

Tayler Persons hit six 3-pointers and scored 29 points, including the game-winning free throw with two seconds left, and Ball State beat Northern Illinois 72-71 on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid.

258d

Jackson leads Toledo past N. Illinois 69-55 in MAC West

Marreon Jackson scored 16 points, opened the game with the first of his four 3-pointers and Toledo led all the way Saturday, defeating Northern Illinois 69-55 in the battle for first place in the Western Division of the Mid-American Conference.

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Thorpe with 20 points leads NIU over Ohio 71-60

Dante Thorpe scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3 that sparked a game-deciding 15-4 run, and Northern Illinois beat Ohio 71-60 on Tuesday night for coach Mark Montgomery's 100th career win.

NIU upsets Buffalo on McCarty's game winner (0:53)
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NIU's German absorbs contact for and-1 (0:24)
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276d

Central Michigan downs Northern Illinois 78-69

Shawn Roundtree hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, David DiLeo added 18 points with five 3s, and Central Michigan pulled away late to beat Northern Illinois 78-69 on Tuesday night.

Ahrens up-and-underpass sets up easy Michigan State layup (0:27)
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Team Stats

Points Per Game73.7162nd
Rebounds Per Game34.6274th
Assists Per Game11.0Tied-413th
Points Allowed71.0168th

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-3
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances3