ncaab Game Recap
Northern Illinois Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Recap - Northern Illinois Wins 73-71
Eastern Michigan was scorched by Eugene German for 27 points as Northern Illinois defeated them 73-71 in NCAA action on Tuesday.
Bettors who backed Northern Illinois were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +3.5 at sportsbooks.
Tyler Cochran had 15 points for Northern Illinois and Zaire Mateen chipped in with 15 points. Noah McCarty had 6 assists for them, while Tyler Cochran was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Eastern Michigan got a 26-point performance from Thomas Binelli, who was supported by 12 points from Ty Groce. Darion Spottsville had 4 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Michigan, while Boubacar Toure grabbed 10 rebounds.
Northern Illinois trailed at halftime, $HalfScore.
Northern Illinois had a 32-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Northern Illinois heads into a battle against Western Michigan. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Central Michigan.