Laytwan Porter and Delundre Dixon won conference and regional titles together at Auburn before graduating to Division I scholarships at local NCAA programs. They reunited at the Convocation Center in DeKalb in NIU's 80-58 victory against Chicago State.
Porter put together a stat line of 5 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists in 18 minutes for the Huskies, who are now 7-0 this season. Dixon also played 18 minutes for the Cougars, and scored 3 points with an assist and a block.
This will be the first of two NCAA games that feature former Knights on opposing teams. On January 3 in Missouri Valley Conference action, Fred VanVleet and Wichita State travel to Peoria to play Bradley and Antoine Pittman.