N. Illinois 62, Wright St. 42

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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.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Wright St.
J. Pleiman J. Pleiman
4-6,  9 Pts
9 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Northern Illinois
M. McKinney M. McKinney
4-8,  12 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists

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