N. Illinois 62, Wright St. 42
DE KALB, Ill. (AP)—Mike McKinney had 12 points and four rebounds to lead Northern Illinois past Wright State 62-42 on Tuesday night.
Cory Sims added 11 points and grabbed three rebounds as the Huskies moved to 4-1 overall, 1-0 in the Mid-American Conference.
Wright State (1-5, 1-0) kept it close for a while, heading into halftime down just two, 24-22.
Drew Burleson, with 17 points, was the only Raiders player to score in double figures. Jordan Pleiman pulled down nine rebounds.