Scores

Final

N Illinois 55

(13-9, 8-6 MAC)

Kent State 67

(17-7, 11-2 MAC)

    12:00 PM ET, February 12, 2006

    MAC Center, Kent, Ohio

    1 2 T
    NIU 24 3155
    KENT 34 3367

    Top Performers

    Northern Illinois: Z. Pancratz 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Kent State: D. Haynes 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

    Kent State 67, Northern Illinois 55

    KENT, Ohio (AP) -- DeAndre Haynes scored 24 points to lead Kent State to a 67-55 win over Northern Illinois on Sunday.

    Mike Scott's dunk with 5:30 remaining capped a 12-4 run for Kent (17-7, 11-2 Mid-American Conference) and gave the Golden Flashes a 56-41 lead.

    Scott finished with 13 points, and Armon Gates added 11 for Kent, which rebounded from Tuesday's 60-44 loss at Toledo.

    Cory Sims led Northern Illinois (13-9, 8-6) with 14 points. Zach Pancratz had 13.

    The Huskies, which have lost two in a row, shot just 46.4 percent from the field (20-of-48). Northern Illinois had shot 50 percent or better in 10 of its 13 victories this season and came in to Sunday's game having totaled a MAC-best field-goal percentage of 48.5 percent.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NIU
    KENT
    Points 55 67
    FG Made-Attempted 20-48 (.417) 21-56 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 17-24 (.708)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

    2005-06 Season

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