Northern Illinois tops Illinois-Chicago 70-65
Marin Maric had 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Huskies, which built a 10-point lead at halftime and withstood a late charge from the Flames.
Dixson finished with a career-high 28 points. The freshman has scored in double figures in eight of his 11 games. Tai Odiase scored 13 points and Jake Wiegand added 10. The Flames made 4 of 15 3-point attempts.