How to Watch Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles: Live Stream or on TV


The Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-22, 5-12 MAC) will look to break a four-game road slide when they take on the Northern Illinois Huskies (12-18, 8-9 MAC) on March 3, 2023 at NIU Convocation Center.

Northern Illinois lost its most recent game to Buffalo, 85-75, on Tuesday. David Coit starred with 18 points, and also had one boards and two assists. In its previous game, Eastern Michigan fell to Bowling Green on Tuesday, 88-68. Its top scorer was Orlando Lovejoy with 15 points.

When is Northern Illinois vs. Eastern Michigan and when does it start?

This matchup between the Huskies and Eagles is scheduled to tip off on Friday, March 3, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 1:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Northern Illinois vs. Eastern Michigan

The Huskies and Eagles will take to the hardwood at NIU Convocation Center for this matchup on March 3, and if you’d like to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN3.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles Game Preview

Northern Illinois Stats, Odds & Insights

Northern Illinois has a -97 scoring differential, falling short by 3.2 points per game. It is putting up 72.1 points per game to rank 172nd in college basketball and is allowing 75.3 per contest to rank 319th in college basketball.

The Huskies score 8.6 fewer points than the Eagles concede (80.7).

Northern Illinois knocks down 7.4 three-pointers per game (192nd in college basketball) at a 34.5% rate (175th in college basketball), compared to the 7.3 its opponents make while shooting 33.2% from deep.

The Huskies are averaging 76.9 points per game when playing at home. In road games, they are averaging 69.2 points per contest.

Northern Illinois has seen an uptick in scoring lately, putting up 75.4 points per game in its last 10 contests, 3.3 points more than the 72.1 it has scored this year.

Eastern Michigan Stats, Odds & Insights

Eastern Michigan puts up 72.4 points per game (165th in college basketball) while giving up 80.7 per outing (358th in college basketball). It has a -247 scoring differential and has been outscored by 8.3 points per game.

The Eagles’ 72.4 points per game are only 2.9 fewer than the Huskies concede.

Eastern Michigan connects on 6.2 three-pointers per game (305th in college basketball) while shooting 31.7% from beyond the arc (309th in college basketball). It is making 2.3 fewer threes than its opponents, who drain 8.5 per game at 33.8%.

The Eagles are scoring fewer points at home (68.6 per game) than away (74.6).

While Eastern Michigan is posting 72.4 points per game in 2022-23, it has improved that mark in its last 10 games, tallying 72.8 a contest.

Huskies Key Players to Watch

Huskies Leaders
Keshawn Williams 15 17.9 4.7 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.6
David Coit 27 16.0 2.8 2.8 1.3 0.0 2.9
Zarique Nutter 29 12.2 4.9 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.6
Darweshi Hunter 27 9.3 3.1 0.6 0.6 0.0 1.7
Kaleb Thornton 28 8.6 2.7 5.1 1.6 0.1 1.2

Eagles Key Players to Watch

Eagles Leaders
Emoni Bates 29 19.7 5.8 1.4 0.7 0.5 2.6
Tyson Acuff 29 13.9 2.8 2.7 1.3 0.1 1.6
Noah Farrakhan 30 12.2 4.1 2.3 0.7 0.1 0.7
Legend Geeter 27 5.8 4.0 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.1
Orlando Lovejoy 29 5.4 2.3 0.8 1.1 0.1 0.1

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.