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Iowa State Defeats Northern Illinois 99-63 - Recap

The battle between Iowa State and Northern Illinois didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Northern Illinois was handed a 99-63 defeat on Tuesday at Hilton Coliseum.

Iowa State was a 23-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Iowa State got 17 points from Melvin Ejim and another 17 points from Naz Long. DeAndre Kane contributed 12 assists, while DeAndre Kane cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Northern Illinois got 19 points from Dontel Highsmith in a losing cause and another 12 points from Travon Baker. Daveon Balls contributed 3 assists for them, while Darrell Bowie had 13 rebounds.

Iowa State led at halftime, 55-34.

Northern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-36.