Brown's 17 lead Ohio past Northern Illinois 80-59

Miles Brown's 17 points helped Ohio defeat Northern Illinois 80-59 on Saturday night.

Brown also contributed three steals for the Bobcats (15-12, 9-5 Mid-American Conference).

Aidan Hadaway shot 6 of 6 from the field and 4 for 4 from the line to add 17 points. 

Shereef Mitchell shot 5 for 12, including 2 for 5 from beyond the arc to finish with 14 points.

The Huskies (9-18, 3-11) were led by David Coit, who posted 27 points and two steals. 

Will Lovings-Watts added 10 points for Northern Illinois. In addition, Ethan Butler finished with eight points and six rebounds.