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Northern Iowa Panthers vs Illinois State Redbirds Wrap - Northern Iowa Wins 94-87

Northern Iowa got 22 points from Noah Carter en route to a 94-87 victory over Illinois State on Saturday at Redbird Arena.

Northern Iowa won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -4.5-point spread as favorites.

Northern Iowa got 21 points from Bowen Born and another 18 points from Austin Phyfe. Bowen Born contributed 7 assists, while Austin Phyfe cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Illinois State got a 34-point performance from DJ Horne, who was supported by 20 points from Dusan Mahorcic. DJ Horne had 5 assists in a losing cause for Illinois State, while Dusan Mahorcic grabbed 9 rebounds.

Northern Iowa trailed at halftime, $HalfScore.

Illinois State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-29.