Northern Star

Men’s basketball wins lone tune-up

Freshman Nate Rucker (right) goes up to score in Saturday's exhibition victory.

Andrew Singer

November 7, 2010

On the strength of 26 points from senior guard Xavier Silas, the NIU men's basketball team rolled Coe College 82-65 in its only exhibition game Saturday. The Kohawks played NIU tight in the first half, sinking six of 12 three pointers and even taking a 34-33 lead with 1:53 remaining in the frame. It took a ...