Friday's contest that pits the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles (20-8) versus the Northern Illinois Huskies (16-14) at Clive M. Beck Center should be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 74-72 in favor of Georgia Southern. Tipoff is at 7:30 PM ET on March 17.

The Huskies' most recent outing was a 75-68 loss to Kent State on Wednesday.

Northern Illinois vs. Georgia Southern Game Info

  • When: Friday, March 17, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Clive M. Beck Center in Lexington, Kentucky

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Northern Illinois vs. Georgia Southern Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Georgia Southern 74, Northern Illinois 72

Northern Illinois Schedule Analysis

  • The Huskies' signature win this season came in a 67-66 victory on January 7 over the Toledo Rockets, who rank inside the top 100 (No. 61) in our computer rankings.
  • Northern Illinois has tied for the 43rd-most Quadrant 2 victories in the nation (four).

Northern Illinois 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 67-66 at home over Toledo (No. 61) on January 7
  • 86-79 at home over DePaul (No. 66) on November 12
  • 85-81 on the road over Bowling Green (No. 67) on February 15
  • 84-77 at home over Ball State (No. 72) on February 18
  • 67-64 over Richmond (No. 85) on November 27

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Northern Illinois Performance Insights

  • The Huskies put up 70.7 points per game (75th in college basketball) while allowing 70.6 per outing (317th in college basketball). They have a +2 scoring differential.
  • In 2022-23, Northern Illinois has averaged 70.4 points per game in MAC play, and 70.7 overall.
  • The Huskies are putting up more points at home (73.9 per game) than away (68.3).
  • In 2022-23 Northern Illinois is giving up 3.9 fewer points per game at home (68.6) than on the road (72.5).
  • Over their last 10 games, the Huskies are scoring 75.0 points per game, 4.3 more than their season average (70.7).