ncaab Game Recap
Recap - Drake Defeats Northern Iowa 80-59
Drake cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Northern Iowa out of the gym and running up a 80-59 score at Knapp Center.
Drake was the ATS victor, as they covered the -9.5-point spread as a favorite.
Drake got 18 points from Tremell Murphy and another 18 points from Joseph Yesufu. Roman Penn contributed 6 assists, while Shanquan Hemphill cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Northern Iowa got 14 points from Trae Berhow in a losing cause and another 10 points from Austin Phyfe. Trae Berhow contributed 3 assists for them, while Austin Phyfe had 6 rebounds.
Drake was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Drake had a 41-22 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Drake heads into a battle against Loyola-Chicago. Northern Iowa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Valparaiso.