ncaab Game Recap
Northern Illinois Downs Central Michigan 82-81 - Match Report
Northern Illinois got 23 points from Eugene German en route to a 82-81 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday at Convocation Center.
Northern Illinois won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -3.5-point spread.
Northern Illinois got 15 points from Darius Beane and another 12 points from Trendon Hankerson. Eugene German contributed 3 assists, while Eugene German cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Central Michigan got a 25-point performance from David DiLeo, who was supported by 14 points from Devontae Lane. Deschon Winston had 3 assists in a losing cause for Central Michigan, while Rob Montgomery grabbed 10 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 40-33.
Northern Illinois looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Eastern Michigan. Central Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Toledo.