Eastern Michigan welcomes Northern Illinois to Convocation Center (MI) on Saturday. The game gets underway at 2:00 EST. The Eagles are 5-5 against the Huskies over the last four years. They lost 55-52 the last time they played (3/5/2012).
Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan are tied for 4th in the MAC.
In their last match-up, Daylen Harrison finished with 15 points and 6 rebounds in the Eagles 63-59 loss against Western Michigan on January 23rd. He contributes 5.2 rebounds per game in addition to his 9.7 points per game. For the Huskies, Abdel Nader finished with 23 points and 5 rebounds in the 74-61 win over Central Michigan on January 23rd. With 13.9 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.
StatSmack! Eastern Michigan is better than Northern Illinois
The Eastern Michigan three-point leader (Derek Thompson) has more three-pointers than the Northern Illinois three-point leader (Akeem Springs).