Recap - Iowa State Defeats Northern Iowa 91-82
|Recap - Iowa State Defeats Northern Iowa 91-82|
Iowa State got 22 points from Melvin Ejim as they ran past Northern Iowa 91-82 on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena.
Iowa State did not, however, defeat Northern Iowa against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.
Georges Niang had 22 points for Iowa State and DeAndre Kane chipped in with 18 points. DeAndre Kane had 6 assists for them, while Dustin Hogue was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Northern Iowa got a 23-point performance from Nate Buss, who was supported by 18 points from Wes Washpun. Wes Washpun had 8 assists in a losing cause for Northern Iowa, while Seth Tuttle grabbed 10 rebounds.
Iowa State trailed at halftime, 42-29.
Iowa State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-41.