Bradley edges Northern Illinois 66-63
PEORIA, Ill. (AP)—Andrew Warren scored 24 points as Bradley rallied to defeat Northern Illinois 66-63 Tuesday night.
Sam Maniscalco scored 14 points for the Braves (2-0).
Bradley used a 19-2 run over a six-minute span in the second half to overcome a nine-point Northern Illinois lead, with guards Warren and Maniscalco scoring 17 of the 19 points. The Braves didn’t score from the field in the last 4 1/2 minutes, but held on at the free-throw line—despite finishing the game making only 8-of-16 attempts.
Xavier Silas led the Huskies (0-2) with 22 points. Nate Rucker had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Northern Illinois outrebounded Bradley 46-32 but committed 20 turnovers to the Braves’ 10.