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Northern Illinois vs SIU Edwardsville Final: 65-54 - Recap

Aksel Bolin scored 15 points leading Northern Illinois to a 65-54 victory over SIU Edwardsville at NIU Convocation Center on Wednesday.

Northern Illinois was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Northern Illinois got 11 points from Sam Mader and another 10 points from Travon Baker. Sam Mader contributed 4 assists, while Keith Gray cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.

SIU Edwardsville got 19 points from Jerome Jones in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kris Davis. Maurice Wiltz contributed 3 assists for them, while Derian Shaffer had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Northern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 36-25 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Northern Illinois as they grabbed 33 boards, while SIU Edwardsville only had 25.