Eugene German matched his season high with 26 points as Northern Illinois held off a late rally by Buffalo to defeat the defending Mid-American Conference champs 73-72

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January 4, 2020, 10:28 PM

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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Eugene German matched his season high with 26 points as Northern Illinois held off a late rally by Buffalo to defeat the defending Mid-American Conference champs 73-72 on Saturday.

The win was Northern Illinois’ first in Buffalo since 2003. German moved into third place on the NIU career scoring list with 1,859 points.

Lacey James added 18 points with 13 rebounds for Northern Illinois (8-6, 1-0), which shot 54% for the game (29-for-54). German

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