College Insider Tournament - Illinois-Chicago Falls 63-51 Against Northern Iowa - Game Recap
Anthony James scored 17 points leading Northern Iowa to a 63-51 victory over Illinois-Chicago at McLeod Center on Saturday.
Northern Iowa earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 12.5-point spread.
Seth Tuttle had 15 points for Northern Iowa and Jake Koch chipped in with 11 points. Jake Koch had 6 assists for them, while Jake Koch was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Illinois-Chicago got 12 points from Josh Crittle in a losing cause and another 10 points from Daniel Barnes. Gary Talton contributed 4 assists for them, while Josh Crittle had 9 rebounds.
Northern Iowa hit the break leading 25-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Illinois-Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-29.