Ill.-Chicago 58, N. Illinois 46
DeKALB, Ill. (AP)
Gary Talton and Josh Crittle had 10 points each for the Flames (5-1), who have won five of the last six games between the teams.
Sam Mader scored 15 points for the Huskies (1-4), who shot just 32.7 percent (16 of 49) from the floor.
Northern Illinois trailed 27-19 at the break but cut the deficit to five points midway through the second half. But Humes scored five points and Talton four during a 10-2 run that gave Illinois-Chicago a 48-35 cushion with 6:52 remaining, and the Huskies got no closer than seven points the rest of the way.
Humes shot 7 of 8 from the field, with two 3-pointers.