DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Darrell Bowie scored 22 points — one shy of his career best — and Aaron Armstead added 12 points with a career-high eight steals as Northern Illinois defeated Hampton 83-51 on Monday night.
Bowie hit 6 of 12 from the floor along with 9 of 11 at the foul line as the Huskies (5-5) remained unbeaten in five games at home.READ MORE: Employee At FOUND Hotel In River North Accused Of Stabbing Man, Going Into Rage, Leaving Guests In Terror
Dwight Meikle led the Pirates (6-7) with 18 points and 15 rebounds, Reginald Johnson adding 10 points. Meikle scored 10 points early as Hampton rallied into a 21-21 tie midway through the opening half. But the Huskies pulled away to halftime on a 25-14 clip, Bowie adding 12 points in the run, and were not threatened again.
Quinton Chievous, a leading scorer for Hampton, was held to five points, all at the foul line, and was forced into six turnovers.READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
Northern Illinois forced Hampton 25 turnovers, with 16 steals.
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