Northern Iowa vs Drake Final: 71-64 - Recap

Northern Iowa got 17 points from Anthony James en route to a 71-64 victory over Drake on Saturday at Knapp Center.

Northern Iowa was a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Northern Iowa got 17 points from Marc Sonnen and another 11 points from Jake Koch. Deon Mitchell contributed 8 assists, while Seth Tuttle cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Drake got 18 points from Chris Hines in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jordan Clarke. Micah Mason contributed 3 assists for them, while Jordan Clarke had 11 rebounds.

Northern Iowa led at halftime, 33-32.

The rebound battle favored Drake as they grabbed 27 boards, while Northern Iowa only had 26.