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Baker lifts Northern Illinois over Kent St. 50-49
NORTHN ILLINOIS 50, KENT ST 49
KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Travon Baker made two free throws with 5.2
seconds left to lift Northern Illinois to a 50-49 victory over
Kent State Wednesday night.
Devareaux Manley made two free throws with 11.2 seconds
remaining to put the Golden Flashes (11-9, 2-5 Mid-American) up
by a point. But Baker was then fouled attempting a layup.
The Huskies (8-11, 2-5) were down 13 points with 12:28 to go
before rallying to take a 46-45 lead on Darrell Bowie's basket
with 3:16 left. Mark Henniger's dunk put KSU back up before
Aksel Bolin made two free throws for a 48-47 NIU lead.
Baker scored 11 points, Bolin 14 and Jordan Threloff 10 for the
Huskies, who avenged a 73-64 overtime loss to Kent State on
NIU's floor on Jan. 15. The victory also snapped a four-game
Darren Goodson had 10 points for KSU, which has lost four
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