U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam - Northern Iowa vs Loyola Marymount Final: 90-81 - Recap
Deon Mitchell scored 23 points leading Northern Iowa to a 90-81 victory over Loyola Marymount at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center on Friday.
Northern Iowa was a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Matt Bohannon had 22 points for Northern Iowa and Seth Tuttle chipped in with 21 points. Deon Mitchell had 5 assists for them, while Seth Tuttle was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Loyola Marymount got a 24-point performance from Anthony Ireland, who was supported by 22 points from Evan Payne. Gabe Levin had 2 assists in a losing cause for Loyola Marymount, while Gabe Levin grabbed 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Northern Iowa were victorious, as the score was 53-36 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Loyola Marymount as they grabbed 38 boards, while Northern Iowa only had 33.