Indiana State Defeats Northern Iowa 87-81 - Recap
Indiana State got 18 points from Khristian Smith as they ran past Northern Iowan 87-81 on Saturday at McLeod Center.
Indiana State was a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Dawon Cummings had 18 points for Indiana State and Jake Odum chipped in with 17 points. Jake Odum had 5 assists for them, while Khristian Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Northern Iowa got a 21-point performance from Deon Mitchell, who was supported by 18 points from Wes Washpun. Wes Washpun had 6 assists in a losing cause for Northern Iowa, while Seth Tuttle grabbed 10 rebounds.
Indiana State hit the break trailing 45-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Indiana State as they grabbed 36 boards, while Northern Iowa only had 32.