ncaab Game Recap
Northern Illinois vs Western Michigan Final: 58-52 - Recap
Northern Illinois got 12 points from Eugene German as they ran past Western Michigan 58-52 on Saturday at Convocation Center.
The match was decisive in favor of Northern Illinois, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.
Northern Illinois got 11 points from Trendon Hankerson and another 11 points from Darius Beane. Trendon Hankerson contributed 2 assists, while Lacey James cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Western Michigan got 14 points from Michael Flowers in a losing cause and another 12 points from Brandon Johnson. Michael Flowers contributed 4 assists for them, while Jason Whitens had 7 rebounds.
Northern Illinois was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Northern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-30.
Next game, Northern Illinois takes its act home to face Ohio looking for another win. For Western Michigan, they head home to face Central Michigan.