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12/16/2012 7:52 PM EST
DePaul defeats Northern Illinois 69-64
DEPAUL 69, NORTHN ILLINOIS 64
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Brandon Young scored 15 points, including
critical free throws in the final two minutes, as DePaul ran its
winning streak to six with a 69-64 victory over Northern
Illinois on Sunday.
Young hit a pair of free throws with 15 seconds to play to open
a 67-64 lead after Akeem Springs put the Huskies back in
contention with back-to-back 3 pointers in a 14-second span.
The last came with 16 seconds to play and trimmed DePaul's lead
Jamee Crockett scored 14 points and Cleveland Melvin added 12
for the Blue Demons (8-3). Abdel Nader scored a game-high 20 and
Akeem Springs added 11 for the Huskies (2-7), who have dropped
two straight and five of their last six.
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