Wright St. 72, N. Illinois 66, OT
DAYTON, Ohio (AP)—Drew Burleson scored 19 points, including the first four in overtime, to lead Wright State to a 72-66 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
Burleson later added two free throws as the Raiders (13-13) outscored the Huskies (9-15) 13-7 in the extra period.
Zakee Boyd added 17 points, Jaron Taylor had 13—including a 3-pointer in the overtime—and DaShaun Wood totaled 12 points, four of them coming on foul shots in the overtime. Zach Williams had just three points but had 15 rebounds.
James Hughes led Northern Illinois with 18 points, with Cory Sims scoring 16 and Mike McKinney 11 to go with 11 rebounds.
It was Hughes who forced the overtime by hitting the first of two free throws with 16 seconds left in regulation.