ncaab Game Recap
Northern Iowa Downs Northern Illinois 64-54 - Match Report
Northern Iowa earned a 64-54 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday, getting 17 points from Isaiah Brown at Convocation Center.
Northern Iowa won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -1.5-point spread as favorites.
Tywhon Pickford had 9 points for Northern Iowa and AJ Green chipped in with 9 points. Austin Phyfe had 3 assists for them, while Trae Berhow was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Northern Illinois got 21 points from Eugene German in a losing cause and another 9 points from Trendon Hankerson. Rod Henry-Hayes contributed 1 assists for them, while Lacey James had 10 rebounds.
Northern Iowa was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Northern Illinois as they grabbed 37 boards, while Northern Iowa only had 34
Next game, Northern Iowa takes its act home to face Cal State-Bakersfield looking for another win. For Northern Illinois, they head on the road to face Iowa State.