Boxscore
Washington 67, Northern Illinois 57
Saturday, December 22, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Seattle, Washington
Officials - Verne Harris, Glenn Mayberry, Deron White
Attendance - 7805

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Northern Illinois 25 32 57
Washington 36 31 67

Recap


Washington 67, Northern Illinois 57:
C.J. Wilcox scored 22 points and Aziz N'Diaye added 13 points and 12 rebounds as the Huskies extended their winning streak to four games.

Washington (8-4) held on for the victory behind another strong effort by Wilcox, who hit four 3-pointers and reached 20 points for the seventh time in his last eight games.

Abdel Nader paced Northern Illinois (2-9) with 18 points and Kevin Gray added 10. Northern Illinois trailed by six with 1:43 remaining, but Washington hit four straight free throws to secure the win.

Washington was outscored in the paint 24-12 despite outrebounding Northern Illinois 41-23. Abdul Gaddy had 12 points and six assists for Washington, which shot just 31.6 percent, including 36 percent (9-of-25) from 3-point range.

Washington led by 11 at halftime and extended its lead to 52-37 when Wilcox drained a 3-pointer with 11:40 to play. Northern Illinois refused to go away and trailed by eight after Aksel Bolin's 3-pointer with 4:07 remaining.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Washington and Northern Illinois are two of the four Division I schools that have Huskies as their mascot. The others are Connecticut and Northeastern. ...Northern Illinois has won just one road game in the past two seasons. … Washington improved to 82-9 in non-conference home games under coach Lorenzo Romar.

Northern Illinois Huskies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Aksel Bolin 23:00 2-5 2-3 0-0 1 1 2 2 3 1 2 0 6
Kevin Gray 16:00 4-6 0-0 2-2 3 2 5 0 5 0 0 0 10
Daveon Balls 21:00 1-6 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 2
Darrell Bowie 21:00 2-6 0-1 3-3 1 2 3 0 1 0 3 0 7
Akeem Springs 20:00 3-8 0-1 0-1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
Abdel Nader 25:00 7-16 3-6 1-1 0 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 18
Mike Davis 14:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
Sam Mader 17:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Keith Gray 18:00 2-3 0-0 1-2 2 3 5 0 3 0 1 0 5
J.J. Cravatta 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Travon Baker 19:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 4 1 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-56 5-12 8-11 8 15 23 11 20 5 13 1 57
  39.3% 41.7% 72.7% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 13

Washington Huskies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
C.J. Wilcox 31:00 5-14 4-10 8-8 2 5 7 2 0 2 3 1 22
Aziz N'Diaye 29:00 5-7 0-0 3-4 8 4 12 0 2 1 0 1 13
Desmond Simmons 27:00 1-5 1-1 1-2 2 3 5 1 3 1 2 0 4
Scott Suggs 32:00 3-11 1-5 2-2 0 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 9
Abdul Gaddy 32:00 3-7 2-4 4-4 3 2 5 6 2 0 3 0 12
Andrew Andrews 26:00 1-6 1-5 0-0 1 5 6 1 2 0 1 1 3
Shawn Kemp Jr. 12:00 0-4 0-0 2-2 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 2
Jernard Jarreau 8:00 0-3 0-0 2-2 3 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 2
Hikeem Stewart 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-57 9-25 22-24 21 20 41 14 15 4 13 4 67
  31.6% 36.0% 91.7% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 13