NIU Men's Cagers Looks To Get Back On Winning Track Against Winthrop

GO HUSKIES Senior guard Anthony Maestranzi is shooting over 50.0% (9-for-18) from three-point range in his last five games.
GO HUSKIES
Senior guard Anthony Maestranzi is shooting over 50.0% (9-for-18) from three-point range in his last five games.
GO HUSKIES

Feb. 16, 2006

Northern Illinois University vs. Winthrop University Game Notes
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DeKalb, IL - The Northern Illinois University men's basketball team looks to snap a two-game losing streak, as the Huskies travel to Rock Hill, SC, to square up with Winthrop University in an ESPN BracketBuster pool contest at 1:30 p.m. (CST) on Saturday afternoon.

The Huskies (13-9) are led offensively by senior forward Todd Peterson. Peterson enters Saturday's contest averaging 10.5 points per game, while grabbing a team-best 5.5 rebounds per contest.

Winthrop (17-6) has captured 10 of its last 11 contests, and have three different players averaging in double-figures. Senior James Shuler tops the Eagles with 13.2 points-per-contest followed by junior center Chris Bradshaw (12.5 ppg.) and junior guard Torrell Martin (12.5 ppg.).

For more information regarding Saturday's contest, check out the early edition of game notes.