NCAA Basketball

Northern Illinois knocks off Bowling Green 86-78

By The Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) David Coit's 21 points helped Northern Illinois defeat Bowling Green 86-78 on Saturday night.

Coit shot 7 for 18, including 5 for 13 from beyond the arc for the Huskies (10-13, 6-4 Mid-American Conference). Zarigue Nutter scored 18 points, going 8 of 11 (2 for 3 from distance). Darweshi Hunter was 4 of 8 shooting (3 for 7 from distance) to finish with 13 points.

Chandler Turner led the Falcons (10-13, 4-6) in scoring, finishing with 21 points and two steals. Leon Ayers III added 20 points for Bowling Green. In addition, Samari Curtis had nine points and five assists.


Both teams play on Tuesday. Northern Illinois hosts Ohio while Bowling Green travels to play Kent State.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Updated February 4, 2023

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