Toledo vs Northern Iowa Wrap - Northern Iowa Wins 84-81
Deon Mitchell went off for 27 points and added 2 rebounds leading Northern Iowa over Toledo, 84-81, on Wednesday at McLeod Center.
Northern Iowa won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 15.5-point spread.
Northern Iowa got 21 points from Seth Tuttle and another 11 points from Marc Sonnen. Deon Mitchell contributed 5 assists, while Seth Tuttle cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Toledo got 23 points from Julius Brown in a losing cause and another 19 points from Dominique Buckley. Reese Holliday contributed 3 assists for them, while Rian Pearson had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Northern Iowa were victorious, as the score was 41-38 at the break.
Northern Iowa won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-35.