Scores

Final OT

Kent State 73

(11-5, 2-1 MAC)

N Illinois 64

(7-8, 1-2 MAC)

8:00 PM ET, January 15, 2014

Convocation Center, Dekalb, Illinois

1 2 OT T
KENT 30 28 1573
NIU 30 28 664

Top Performers

Kent State: K. Brewer 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Northern Illinois: A. Armstead 15 Pts, 10 Reb

Kent State rallies past Northern Illinois 73-64 OT

Associated Press

DEKALB, Ill. -- Devareaux Manley hit a 3-pointer with 39 seconds left to tie at the end of regulation and Kris Brewer kicked off the extra period with a jumper as Kent State defeated Northern Illinois 73-64 in overtime on Wednesday night.

Brewer scored nine points in overtime, finishing with 25 -- three shy of his season high -- to lead the Golden Flashes (11-5, 2-1 Mid-American Conference). Derek Jackson added 14 points and Manley 10. Jackson hit a 3-pointer at halftime to tie at 30 and assisted on Manley's 3-pointer to force the OT at 58-58.

Kent State launched 27 3s, hitting 10. Northern Illinois made just 5 of 12.

Aaron Armstead scored 15 points and had 10 rebounds for the Huskies (7-8, 1-2) who held 11-point leads in each half. Northern Illinois went without a field goal for more than 11 minutes in the second half as Kent State clawed back.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENT
NIU
Points 73 64
FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 16-44 (.364)
3P Made-Attempted 10-27 (.370) 5-12 (.417)
FT Made-Attempted 25-38 (.658) 27-43 (.628)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 15, 2014 KENT 73, @NIU 64Recap
Jan 29, 2014 NIU 50, @KENT 49Recap