Northern Illinois Downs Miami (Ohio) 72-61 - Match Report

Northern Illinois Downs Miami (Ohio) 72-61 - Match Report

Aksel Bolin scored 11 points leading Northern Illinois to a 72-61 victory over Miami (Ohio) at Millett Hall on Wednesday.

Northern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as underdogs.

Northern Illinois got 10 points from Abdel Nader and another 10 points from Darrell Bowie. Travon Baker contributed 4 assists, while Darrell Bowie cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

Miami (Ohio) got 15 points from Will Felder in a losing cause and another 12 points from Reggie Johnson. Quinten Rollins contributed 5 assists for them, while Will Sullivan had 8 rebounds.

Northern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 27-24.