Bethune-Cookman Falls 65-51 to Northern Illinois - Recap

Northern Illinois grabbed a 65-51 win over Bethune-Cookman on Friday, behind a 11-point effort from Darrell Bowie at NIU Convocation Center.

Aaric Armstead had 11 points for Northern Illinois and Aaron Armstead chipped in with 10 points. Aksel Bolin had 3 assists for them, while Darrell Bowie was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Bethune-Cookman got 19 points from Clemmye Owens in a losing cause and another 9 points from Malik Jackson. Troy Simmons contributed 3 assists for them, while Travis Elliott had 6 rebounds.

Northern Illinois led at halftime, 33-22.

Northern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-26.