UC Riverside Falls 71-64 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap
Northern Illinois got 27 points from Dontel Highsmith en route to a 71-64 victory over UC Riverside on Sunday at Student Center.
Northern Illinois was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as an underdog.
Northern Illinois got 13 points from Travon Baker and another 11 points from Aaron Armstead. Travon Baker contributed 3 assists, while Jordan Threloff cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
UC Riverside got 18 points from Nick Gruninger in a losing cause and another 18 points from Chris Harriel. Nick Gruninger contributed 3 assists for them, while Taylor Johns had 12 rebounds.
Northern Illinois hit the break leading 33-23 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored UC Riverside as they grabbed 38 boards, while Northern Illinois only had 29.