After reaching overtime for the first time since February 28, 2012, the Northern Illinois women's basketball team capitalized on its free stanza as it out scored Toledo in the period, 14-5, to secure its first overtime win since November 2011 versus Western Illinois, 68-59. The Huskies (9-16, 5-10 MAC) win over the Rockets (13-13, 8-7 MAC) was their first since February 26, 2011 at the Convocation Center. NIU outscored Toledo 28-12 in the final 11 minutes of the game, including overtime.
Byron native Sophie Reecher played nine minutes for the Lady Rockets with her friends and family in attendance.
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