Boise State pulls past Northern Illinois 71-57Saturday, Nov 26, 2011
Drmic had 15 second-half points and Elorriaga hit four of Boise State’s eight second-half 3-pointers as the Broncos (4-1) rebounded from a sluggish start to send the Huskies (0-5) to their seventh straight defeat, dating back to last season.
Abdel Nader scored a team-high 16 points for Northern Illinois.
Elorriaga hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Broncos a 37-20 advantage with just under 16 minutes to play. He again hit back-to-back shots from behind the arc to make it 46-25 with 13:20 remaining.
The Huskies trailed just 19-17 with two minutes left in the first half before Boise State scored the final eight points of the stanza as part of a 12-0 run.