Recap - Wisc-Milwaukee Defeats Northern Illinois 80-73
Paris Gulley scored 21 points leading Wisc-Milwaukee to an 80-73 victory over Northern Illinois at U.S. Cellular Arena on Friday.
Wisc-Milwaukee won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread.
Wisc-Milwaukee got 15 points from Kyle Kelm and another 14 points from James Haarsma. Jordan Aaron contributed 11 assists, while James Haarsma cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Northern Illinois got a 21-point performance from Akeem Springs, who was supported by 17 points from Abdel Nader. Abdel Nader had 3 assists in a losing cause for Northern Illinois, while Akeem Springs grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wisc-Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 37-28 at the break.
Wisc-Milwaukee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-41.