Cochran leads N. Illinois over Chicago St. 64-54
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DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Tyler Cochran had 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead Northern Illinois to a 64-54 win over Chicago State on Friday night.
Darius Beane had 13 points for Northern Illinois (1-5), which snapped its season-opening five-game losing streak. Trendon Hankerson added 12 points. Adong Makuoi had 11 points.
Xavier Johnson had 23 points for the Cougars (0-8), who have lost 27 games - the longest active losing streak in the nation - dating to last season. Levelle Zeigler added 10 points. Coreyoun Rushin had eight rebounds.
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Updated December 18, 2020