Darrell Lampley scored 21 points and Eastern Michigan used a 15-0 run late in the game to overtake Northern Illinois 48-45 on Wednesday night.
Demetrius Ward scored 18 points and Western Michigan beat Northern Illinois 78-53 on Wednesday night.
Once Northern Illinois took the lead, they stayed ahead. Toledo was hoping to break their losing streak taking on the Huskies, but Northern Illinois extended it to five.
Northern Illinois Huskies seemed to have no chance facing Temple, which won its fifth straight. Xavier Silas led NIU with 27 points, but it wasn’t enough and the Huskies lost by ten points.