Illinois State Falls 72-59 to Northern Iowa - Recap

Illinois State Falls 72-59 to Northern Iowa - Recap

Northern Iowa got 18 points from Seth Tuttle en route to a 72-59 victory over Illinois State on Sunday at McLeod Center.

Bettors who backed Northern Iowa were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks.

Northern Iowa got 14 points from Matt Bohannon and another 13 points from Nate Buss. Wes Washpun contributed 5 assists, while Seth Tuttle cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Illinois State got 24 points from Zach Lofton in a losing cause and another 10 points from Reggie Lynch. Daishon Knight contributed 5 assists for them, while Reggie Lynch had 7 rebounds.

Northern Iowa led at halftime, 40-24.