ncaab Game Recap
Northern Illinois vs Ohio Final: 61-59 - Recap
Northern Illinois grabbed a 61-59 win over Ohio on Tuesday, behind a 18-point effort from Eugene German at Convocation Center.
Northern Illinois won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -3.0-point spread.
Northern Illinois got 16 points from Noah McCarty and another 12 points from Tyler Cochran. Trendon Hankerson contributed 3 assists, while Tyler Cochran cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Ohio got 18 points from Ben Vander Plas in a losing cause and another 13 points from Lunden McDay. Jason Preston contributed 7 assists for them, while Ben Vander Plas had 8 rebounds.
Northern Illinois trailed at halftime, 32-28.
Northern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-30.
Northern Illinois looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Miami-Ohio. Ohio will aim to get back on the winning track at Ball State.