Eastern Michigan vs Northern Illinois Final: 53-41 - Recap
|Eastern Michigan vs Northern Illinois Final: 53-41 - Recap|
Derek Thompson scored 14 points leading Eastern Michigan to a 53-41 victory over Northern Illinois at NIU Convocation Center on Wednesday.
Eastern Michigan was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as an underdog.
Glenn Bryant had 14 points for Eastern Michigan and Jalen Ross chipped in with 8 points. J.R. Sims had 3 assists for them, while Daylen Harrison was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Northern Illinois got 9 points from Mike Davis in a losing cause and another 8 points from Darrell Bowie. Aksel Bolin contributed 2 assists for them, while Abdel Nader had 9 rebounds.
Eastern Michigan led at halftime, 30-22.
The rebound battle favored Northern Illinois as they grabbed 35 boards, while Eastern Michigan only had 33.