Drake vs Northern Iowa Recap - Northern Iowa Wins 85-55
The battle between Northern Iowa and Drake didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Drake was handed an 85-55 defeat on Sunday at McLeod Center.
Northern Iowa won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as favorites.
Northern Iowa got 20 points from Deon Mitchell and another 16 points from Jake Koch. Jake Koch contributed 3 assists, while Jake Koch cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Drake got 16 points from Richard Carter in a losing cause and another 10 points from Jordan Clarke. Ben Simons contributed 4 assists for them, while Jordan Clarke had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Northern Iowa were victorious, as the score was 37-22 at the break.
Northern Iowa won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-26.