Recap - Northern Iowa Defeats Missouri State 48-37

Northern Iowa grabbed a 48-37 win over Missouri State on Tuesday, behind a 14-point effort from Anthony James at McLeod Center.

Northern Iowa won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12-point spread.

Northern Iowa got 11 points from Jake Koch and another 6 points from Seth Tuttle. Chip Rank contributed 3 assists, while Anthony James cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Missouri State got 9 points from Anthony Downing in a losing cause and another 8 points from Dorrian Williams. Marcus Marshall contributed 2 assists for them, while Anthony Downing had 7 rebounds.

Northern Iowa led at halftime, 20-19.

The rebound battle favored Missouri State as they grabbed 35 boards, while Northern Iowa only had 31.