ncaab Game Recap
Western Michigan Defeats Northern Illinois 72-69 - Recap
Michael Flowers scored 20 points leading Western Michigan to a 72-69 victory over Northern Illinois at University Arena in Read Fieldhouse on Saturday.
Western Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +1.5-point spread as underdogs.
Brandon Johnson had 20 points for Western Michigan and B. Artis White chipped in with 6 points. B. Artis White had 4 assists for them, while Brandon Johnson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Northern Illinois got a 23-point performance from Eugene German, who was supported by 11 points from Lacey James. Eugene German had 2 assists in a losing cause for Northern Illinois, while Lacey James grabbed 7 rebounds.
Western Michigan led at halftime, $HalfScore.
Western Michigan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-23.
Western Michigan heads into a battle against Eastern Michigan. Northern Illinois, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toledo.