- Associated Press - Thursday, December 19, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) - Eugene German scored 22 points as Northern Illinois beat Chicago State 75-60 on Thursday night, halting a three-game losing streak.

Tyler Cochran added a career-high 14 points for Northern Illinois (7-5). Lacey James added 12 points and seven rebounds. Trendon Hankerson had 9 points for the Huskies.

Xavier Johnson had 15 points and seven rebounds for the Cougars (4-9). Jace Colley added 13 points. Andrew Lewis had six rebounds.

The Cougars trailed by as many as 23 points before launching an 11-2 run to get as close as 70-57 and force a Northern Illinois timeout with 2:22 remaining.

Northern Illinois plays Green Bay at home on Saturday. Chicago State matches up against Indiana State on the road on Sunday.



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Elements of this story were generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com

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