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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Mike DiNunno and Darion Anderson scored 27 points each to lead Northern Illinois to an 86-79 victory over Indiana State on Tuesday night.

DiNunno and Anderson combined for 10 3-pointers for Northern Illinois (2-1). Sean Kowal added 10 points for the Huskies.

Northern Illinois jumped out to a 20-8 lead, capped by a 3-pointer by DiNunno. The Huskies led 38-33 at halftime.

Indiana State (0-1) reached 55-53 with 13:04 left in the second half, but the Huskies pulled away with a 15-3 run over the next seven minutes.

Rashad Reed led Indiana State with 21 points, including five 3-pointers. Aaron Carter added 15 points, Jay Tunnell had 14 points and Josh Crawford chipped in 13 points for the Sycamores.

N. ILLINOIS 86, INDIANA ST. 79

INDIANA ST. (0-1)

Martin 1-2 0-0 2, Tunnell 5-8 2-2 14, Reed 7-12 2-2 21, Carter 5-9 4-7 15, Richard 2-4 3-6 7, Leitnaker 0-0 0-0 0, Barlow 0-0 0-0 0, Crawford 6-9 1-2 13, Cutter 1-4 2-3 4, Printy 1-5 0-0 3. Totals 28-53 14-22 79.

N. ILLINOIS (2-1)

Ervin 2-4 1-4 5, Kowal 5-8 0-0 10, Hall 1-1 0-1 2, DiNunno 6-17 9-11 27, Anderson 8-14 7-10 27, Patton 0-2 0-0 0, K.Smith 0-1 0-0 0, S.Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Dzepina 2-10 5-7 9, Landers 1-3 1-2 3, Fisher 0-0 0-0 0, Storm 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 26-62 23-35 86.

Halftime--N. Illinois 38-33. 3-Point Goals--Indiana St. 9-21 (Reed 5-8, Tunnell 2-4, Printy 1-3, Carter 1-3, Crawford 0-1, Cutter 0-1, Richard 0-1), N. Illinois 11-20 (DiNunno 6-12, Anderson 4-6, Storm 1-2). Fouled Out--None. Rebounds--Indiana St. 35 (Crawford, Tunnell 7), N. Illinois 37 (Anderson, Dzepina, Ervin 8). Assists--Indiana St. 8 (Carter 3), N. Illinois 15 (Hall 5). Total Fouls--Indiana St. 25, N. Illinois 19. A--1,679. A--1,679.



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