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Northern Illinois vs Miami (Ohio) Final: 53-41 - Recap

Northern Illinois got 10 points from Aksel Bolin as they ran past Miami (Ohio) 53-41 on Tuesday at NIU Convocation Center.

Northern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs.

Travon Baker had 10 points for Northern Illinois and Aaron Armstead chipped in with 10 points. Travon Baker had 3 assists for them, while Jordan Threloff was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Miami (Ohio) got 10 points from Joshua Oswald in a losing cause and another 9 points from Willie Moore. Quinten Rollins contributed 2 assists for them, while Willie Moore had 7 rebounds.

Northern Illinois hit the break trailing 27-26 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Northern Illinois as they grabbed 38 boards, while Miami (Ohio) only had 37.