Northern Iowa Defeats Evansville 80-53 - Recap
Evansville was run off the court by Northern Iowa on Wednesday as they blasted them 80-53 at Ford Center.
Northern Iowa won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites.
Northern Iowa got 17 points from Matt Bohannon and another 14 points from Seth Tuttle. Deon Mitchell contributed 6 assists, while Seth Tuttle cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Evansville got a 16-point performance from Blake Simmons, who was supported by 8 points from D.J. Balentine. Duane Gibson had 5 assists in a losing cause for Evansville, while Adam Wing grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Northern Iowa were victorious, as the score was 43-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Northern Iowa as they grabbed 34 boards, while Evansville only had 31.