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Illinois State vs Northwestern Final: 68-64 - Recap

Illinois State earned a 68-64 victory over Northwestern on Sunday, getting 15 points from Zach Lofton at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Illinois State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9.5-point spread as an underdog.

Illinois State got 15 points from Daishon Knight and another 11 points from John Jones. Paris Lee contributed 4 assists, while Michael Middlebrooks cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Northwestern got 19 points from JerShon Cobb in a losing cause and another 13 points from Drew Crawford. Sanjay Lumpkin contributed 3 assists for them, while Sanjay Lumpkin had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Illinois State were victorious, as the score was 40-22 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Illinois State as they grabbed 43 boards, while Northwestern only had 40.