James Thompson IV leads Eastern Michigan over Northern Illinois

Posted at 6:00 PM, Mar 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-03 09:12:23-05

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- James Thompson IV recorded 15 points and 17 rebounds as Eastern Michigan defeated Northern Illinois 75-69 on Saturday. Boubacar Toure added 12 points and 16 rebounds for the Eagles.

Paul Jackson had 19 points and six assists for Eastern Michigan (14-15, 8-8 Mid-American Conference). Kevin McAdoo added 10 points.

Eugene German had 22 points for the Huskies (13-16, 6-10). Levi Bradley added 14 points. Dante Thorpe had seven assists.

The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Huskies for the season. Eastern Michigan defeated Northern Illinois 57-49 on Feb. 9. Eastern Michigan plays Ball St. at home on Tuesday. Northern Illinois matches up against Central Michigan on the road on Tuesday.


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