Recap - Northern Iowa Defeats Missouri State 94-89
Northern Iowa got a 26-point performance from Nate Buss as they ran past Missouri State 94-89 on Saturday at McLeod Center.
Northern Iowa did not, however, defeat Missouri State against the spread, which closed at 11 at most sportsbooks.
Northern Iowa got 21 points from Seth Tuttle and another 13 points from Matt Bohannon. Deon Mitchell contributed 6 assists, while Seth Tuttle cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Missouri State got 28 points from Ron Mvouika in a losing cause and another 16 points from Jarmar Gulley. Dorrian Williams contributed 4 assists for them, while Dorrian Williams had 4 rebounds.
Northern Iowa led at halftime, 39-36.
Missouri State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 25-21.