SIU-Edwardsville 64, N. Illinois 62

Mark Yelovich’s basket as time ran out gave Southern

Illinois-Edwardsville a 64-62 win over Northern Illinois on


The Cougars (8-16) rallied from a 12-point deficit in their

season home finale behind Yelovich, who scored 15 of his 22 points

in the second half.

Kris Davis scored 14 points for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville,

which has three road games remaining.

Abdel Nader and Tony Nixon had 12 points each for Northern

Illinois (3-22), which fell to 0-11 on the road this season. Nader

also had a game-high eight rebounds.

The Huskies tied the game at 62 with 27 seconds left on Aksel

Bolin’s layup before Yelovich’s game-winning shot.

The game was part of the BracketBusters series.