Northern Illinois beats Cal State Northridge 83-71
Austin Pauga and Jaylen Key had 15 points apiece for the Huskies. Laytwan Porter scored 11 points and Travon Baker added 10 points with five assists and four rebounds. The team hit 44.4 percent from the field overall and 70.6 percent from the line.
CS Northridge pulled to within one point, 63-62, on a Tavrion Dawson layup with 8:20 left to play. Less than a minute later, Pauga sank another from distance to make it 68-62 and the Huskies cruised to the win from there.
Dawson finished with 18 points and six rebounds for the Matadors.