Akron vs Northern Illinois Final: 68-53 - Recap
|Akron vs Northern Illinois Final: 68-53 - Recap|
Akron grabbed a 68-53 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Reggie McAdams at NIU Convocation Center.
Akron was a favorite by 12 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Akron got 12 points from Nick Harney and another 11 points from Demetrius Treadwell. Alex Abreu contributed 4 assists, while Demetrius Treadwell cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Northern Illinois got a 13-point performance from Darrell Bowie, who was supported by 10 points from Abdel Nader. Travon Baker had 3 assists in a losing cause for Northern Illinois, while Darrell Bowie grabbed 5 rebounds.
Akron hit the break leading 36-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Akron as they grabbed 39 boards, while Northern Illinois only had 32.