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Missouri Valley Tournament - Drake Bulldogs vs Northern Iowa Panthers Recap - Drake Wins 77-56
Northern Iowa was run off the court by Drake on Friday as they blasted them 77-56 at Enterprise Center.
Bettors who backed Drake were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +9.5 at sportsbooks.
Drake got 26 points from Roman Penn and another 17 points from Liam Robbins. Roman Penn contributed 8 assists, while Garrett Sturtz cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Northern Iowa got a 19-point performance from AJ Green, who was supported by 11 points from Isaiah Brown. Spencer Haldeman had 3 assists in a losing cause for Northern Iowa, while Trae Berhow grabbed 8 rebounds.
Drake led at halftime, 43-34.
The rebound battle favored Drake as they grabbed 40 boards, while Northern Iowa only had 32