Boise St. 71, N. Illinois 57
Anthony Drmic scored 18 points and Jeff Elorriaga added 14 to
help Boise State to a 71-57 victory over Northern Illinois on
Drmic had 15 second-half points and Elorriaga hit four of Boise
State’s eight second-half 3-pointers as the Broncos (4-1) rebounded
from a sluggish start to send the Huskies (0-5) to their seventh
straight defeat, dating back to last season.
Abdel Nader scored a team-high 16 points for Northern
Elorriaga hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Broncos a
37-20 advantage with just under 16 minutes to play. He again hit
back-to-back shots from behind the arc to make it 46-25 with 13:20
The Huskies trailed just 19-17 with two minutes left in the
first half before Boise State scored the final eight points of the
stanza as part of a 12-0 run.