Illinois State vs Northwestern Final: 68-64 - Recap
|Illinois State vs Northwestern Final: 68-64 - Recap|
Illinois State earned a 68-64 victory over Northwestern on Sunday, getting 15 points from Zach Lofton at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Illinois State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9.5-point spread as an underdog.
Illinois State got 15 points from Daishon Knight and another 11 points from John Jones. Paris Lee contributed 4 assists, while Michael Middlebrooks cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Northwestern got 19 points from JerShon Cobb in a losing cause and another 13 points from Drew Crawford. Sanjay Lumpkin contributed 3 assists for them, while Sanjay Lumpkin had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Illinois State were victorious, as the score was 40-22 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Illinois State as they grabbed 43 boards, while Northwestern only had 40.