Created:Thursday, January 9, 2014 2:19 p.m.CDT
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NIU women suffer close loss at Toledo

Northern Illinois guard Danny Pulliam's game-tying layup attempt rimmed out as the Northern Illinois women's basketball team lost 73-71 to Toledo Thursday.

NIU (5-7, 1-1) was down by 17 points with over nine minutes to play but fought its way back.

Amanda Corral led the Huskies with a game-high 20 points on 9 of 14 shooting. Pulliam added 13 and had seven assists and no turnovers.

“We played very flat in the first half and when I say that I don’t want that to take away from the second-half performance, because that was a lot of fun to watch. I’m very proud of how we played in that second half,” NIU head coach Kathi Bennett said in a news release. “We had a lot of big stops in the second half and we played with a lot of intensity. I wish we would have played with a little bit more in the first half. We have a lot we can take and learn from this game, moving forward with Eastern Michigan on Sunday.”

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