German carries Northern Illinois past SIUE 68-64

The Associated Press

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Eugene German had 23 points and a go-ahead, four-point play with 10 seconds left to help Northern Illinois edged past Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 68-64 on Saturday.

The Huskies' five-game winning streak is the longest since the 2015-16 season.

Darius Beane had 12 points for Northern Illinois (5-2). Lacey James added 10 points, all in the first half, and nine rebounds and Noah McCarty had seven rebounds.

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Tyresse Williford had 18 points and eight assists for the Cougars (2-4). Zeke Moore added 15 points and six assists, and Mike Adewunmi had 14 points and nine rebounds.

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