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Northern Illinois Defeats Central Michigan 88-63 - Recap

Northern Illinois cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Central Michigan out of the gym and running up an 88-63 score at NIU Convocation Center.

Northern Illinois was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Darrell Bowie had 19 points for Northern Illinois and Aaric Armstead chipped in with 17 points. Darrell Bowie had 4 assists for them, while Darrell Bowie was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Central Michigan got a 19-point performance from Chris Fowler, who was supported by 15 points from Braylon Rayson. Chris Fowler had 7 assists in a losing cause for Central Michigan, while Chris Fowler grabbed 4 rebounds.

Northern Illinois hit the break leading 38-29 before taking care of business in the second half.

Northern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-19.