Northern Iowa Defeats Creighton 61-54 - Recap
|Northern Iowa Defeats Creighton 61-54 - Recap|
Jake Koch scored 14 points leading Northern Iowa to a 61-54 victory over Creighton at McLeod Center on Wednesday.
Northern Iowa was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as an underdog.
Deon Mitchell had 12 points for Northern Iowa and Seth Tuttle chipped in with 12 points. Anthony James had 3 assists for them, while Jake Koch was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Creighton got a 15-point performance from Doug McDermott, who was supported by 14 points from Grant Gibbs. Grant Gibbs had 5 assists in a losing cause for Creighton, while Doug McDermott grabbed 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Northern Iowa were victorious, as the score was 32-25 at the break.
Creighton had a 37-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.