James Madison upends Northern Illinois behind Banks, Mosley
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ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) Darius Banks scored 17 points, Stuckey Mosley added 17 with four 3-pointers and James Madison shot 12 of 26 from distance to beat Northern Illinois 78-74 on Saturday at the Oakland Hoops Challenge.
Matt Lewis hit four 3s and scored 16 points with four assists and made a go-ahead jumper with 17 seconds left for the Dukes (5-2), who shot 48 percent to NIU's 51 percent but made 16 of 17 free throws. Dwight Wilson added 11 points.
Lacey James' free throw snapped a 50-all tie and NIU led by as many as six, but the Dukes made three straight shots and closed to 70-69 on Banks' layup, then led 74-72 on Lewis' free throw with 1:50 to go. Levi Bradley's jumper tied it, but Lewis hit a jumper in the paint and Mosley's free throws with two seconds left iced it.
Eugene German scored 17 points with four assists and James added 15 points for Northern Illinois (3-2), who outscored the Dukes 32-26 in the paint.
Updated November 24, 2018