Scores

Final

N Illinois 43

(1-5, 0-3 away)

Dayton 60

(5-2, 3-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio

1 2 T
NIU 5 3843
DAY 26 3460

Top Performers

Northern Illinois: T. Baker 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

Dayton: D. Oliver 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

Dayton 60, N. Illinois 43

Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio -- Dayton held Northern Illinois to five points in the first half en route to a 60-43 victory on Saturday.

The five points were the fewest scored in a first half since Notre Dame limited California to five on Nov. 26, 2010. The fewest points scored in a half in the shot clock era is four by Savannah State vs. Kansas on Jan. 7, 2008.

Northern Illinois (1-5) went 16:02 without a point the opening half. The Huskies were 2-of-19 shooting and 1 for 6 from the foul line. During the scoring drought, the Flyers scored 19 points for a 24-2 lead before Travon Baker made a free-throw then hit a jumper to make it 26-5 with 2:29 remaining in the half.

Josh Benson and Devin Oliver scored 12 points each for the Flyers (5-2).

Baker led the Huskies with 17 points.

The Huskies outscored Dayton 38-34 in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
DAY
Points 43 60
FG Made-Attempted 15-41 (.366) 22-50 (.440)
3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 7-21 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 9-20 (.450)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 30

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