Northern Illinois vs Massachusetts Recap - Massachusetts Wins 80-54
Northern Illinois was run off the court by Massachusetts on Saturday as they blasted them 80-54 at Mullins Center.
Massachusetts won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 21-point spread as favorites.
Cady Lalanne had 17 points for Massachusetts and Raphiael Putney chipped in with 13 points. Chaz Williams had 7 assists for them, while Sampson Carter was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Northern Illinois got 10 points from Dontel Highsmith in a losing cause and another 9 points from Pete Rakocevic. Travon Baker contributed 4 assists for them, while Darrell Bowie had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Massachusetts were victorious, as the score was 40-28 at the break.
Massachusetts won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-27.