Scores

Final

S Illinois 57

(0-3, 0-1 away)

Northeastern 64

(2-1, 1-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, November 19, 2011

    Matthews Arena, Boston, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    SIU 28 2957
    NE 31 3364

    Top Performers

    Southern Illinois: M. Seck 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Northeastern: J. Lee 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Northeastern 64, S. Illinois 57

    Associated Press

    BOSTON -- Jonathan Lee scored 24 points, including the first two points of a game-winning run, to lead Northeastern over Southern Illinois 64-57 on Saturday.

    With the game tied at 51, Lee hit a layup with 5:11 to play to spark a 13-6 Huskies' spurt the rest of the way.

    Southern Illinois committed three turnovers, leading to six points by Northeastern during the run.

    The Huskies (2-1) scored 20 points off 12 turnovers, and outscored the Salukis 26-18 in the paint.

    Kauri Black added 13 points and six rebounds for Northeastern, which shot 51.2 percent from the field (22 of 43).

    Mamadou Seck led the Salukis (0-3) with 17 points, but he fouled out with 4:07 remaining and Southern Illinois down 55-53.

    Southern Illinois, which trailed 31-28, was 0 for 7 from 3-point range in the second half, while the Huskies made 10 of 16 baskets (62.5 percent).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SIU
    NE
    Points 57 64
    FG Made-Attempted 17-53 (.321) 22-43 (.512)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 5-11 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-23 (.913) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 8

    2011-12 Season

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