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Northern Illinois has hired Arizona State assistant Rashon Burno as its next head coach, the school announced on Saturday.
- NIU names ASU assistant Burno head coach
- Northern Illinois' Montgomery out amid 1-7 start
- Sources: Big 12 to talk expansion with at least 20
- NIU's Bowie, La. Tech's Holden transfer to ISU
— B. Artis White had 15 points to lead five Western Michigan players in double figures as the Broncos topped Northern Illinois 73-63 on Tuesday night.
— Noah Morgan had a season-high 22 points and Yeikson Montero added 20 as Eastern Michigan ended its seven-game losing streak, rolling past Northern Illinois 91-57 on Saturday.
— Josh Mballa had 21 points and 12 rebounds as Buffalo romped past Northern Illinois 102-74 on Tuesday.
— Dae Dae Grant had 26 points as Miami (Ohio) narrowly beat Northern Illinois 69-64 on Saturday.
— Bryan Trimble Jr. had 22 points as Akron stretched its home winning streak to nine games, edging past Northern Illinois 81-76 on Tuesday.
— Malique Jacobs had 13 points to lead five Kent State players in double figures as the Golden Flashes routed Northern Illinois 80-58 on Saturday.
— Miryne Thomas had a season-high 20 points as Ball State rolled past Northern Illinois 78-58 on Saturday.
— Justin Lee had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Darius Beane made a go-ahead jumper with six seconds left to help Northern Illinois beat Akron 67-65 on Tuesday.
— Elijah McNamara came off the bench to tally 15 points to carry Miami (Ohio) to a 70-58 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday.
— Dwight Wilson III had a season-high 25 points as Ohio narrowly defeated Northern Illinois 76-73 on Tuesday night.
Northern Illinois parted ways with men's basketball coach Mark Montgomery on Sunday amid the Huskies' 1-7 start.
— Justin Turner had 20 points as Bowling Green romped past Northern Illinois 68-42 on Saturday.
— Spencer Littleson scored 18 points as Toledo rolled past Northern Illinois 78-55 on Tuesday.
— Tyler Cochran had 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead Northern Illinois to a 64-54 win over Chicago State on Friday night.
— Luka Garza scored 23 points and Joe Wieskamp added 20 as No. 3 Iowa beat Northern Illinois 106-53 on Sunday.
— Ishmael El-Amin had 18 points as Ball State defeated Northern Illinois 79-70 in overtime on Tuesday night.
— Justin Champagnie had 22 points and 10 rebounds at Pittsburgh hit a season-high 14 3-pointers in the Panthers' 89-59 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
— RayQuawndis Mitchell drained three late 3-pointers and Illinois-Chicago fought from 22 points down in the second half to defeat Northern Illinois 65-61 on Wednesday to give coach Luke Yaklich his first win in Division I.
Tahjai Teague tallied 18 points and 11 rebounds to carry Ball St. to a 75-54 win over Northern Illinois on Friday night.
Eugene German had 22 points as Northern Illinois easily defeated Toledo 71-50 on Tuesday night to clinch a first-round bye in the upcoming Mid-American Conference tournament.
Brandon Johnson and Michael Flowers scored 20 points apiece and Jared Printy buried a 3-pointer with 5 seconds remaining to send Western Michigan past Northern Illinois 72-69 on Saturday.
Eugene German hit a career-high seven 3-pointers, including the go-ahead 3 with 8.9 seconds left, and tied his season best with 27 points to help Northern Illinois beat Eastern Michigan 73-71 on Tuesday night.
Trendon Hankerson sank two free throws with 10 seconds remaining in overtime and Northern Illinois hald off Central Michigan 82-81 on Saturday.