NCAAB Game Recap - Northern Iowa at Illinois State
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:00 PM EST

BC
49
Duke
88
F
Butl
60
StJon
58
F
GaTec
58
FlaSt
70
F
Hartfo
68
BGSU
81
F
Temp
62
UCF
58
F
GrgWas
51
Vermt
76
F
Morg
82
CSNor
93
F
NrthIA
70
IlSt
76
F
UCRiv
56
AF
105
F
Mia-FL
73
Clem
68
F(OT)
Evans
52
MOSt
65
F
GTown
60
Prov
76
F
FlaAM
70
IaSt
68
F
Rider
37
Wisc
65
F
Drake
72
Brad
80
F

Dec 31, 2019, 3:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Northern Iowa (11-2)

30

40

70

Illinois State (6-7)

20

56

76

Horne scores 22 to carry Illinois State past Northern Iowa
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:05 PM

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) DJ Horne had a season-high 22 points as Illinois State topped Northern Iowa 76-70 on Tuesday in their first Missouri Valley Conference game of the season.

Zach Copeland had 15 points for Illinois State (6-7, 1-0). Antonio Reeves added 13 points, and Jaycee Hillsman had 11 points.

The Redbirds were in trouble after the first half, heading to the locker room at the half trailing 30-20. But the home team mounted a second-half rally to get back in it and ultimately earn the victory. The Redbirds' 20 first-half points were a season low for the team.

AJ Green had 23 points for the Panthers (11-2, 0-1), whose five-game win streak was broken. Austin Phyfe added 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Green scored UNI's final seven points, capped by a 3-pointer with 57 seconds remaining before Illinois State made six free throws.

Illinois State takes on Southern Illinois on the road on Saturday. Northern Iowa plays Bradley at home on Saturday.

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Leaders

Northern Iowa PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
L. Conrey 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Haldeman 0 0 1 1 0 0
Illinois State PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Boyd 0 0 0 0 1 0
A. Ndiaye 0 0 0 1 0 0

Team Comparison

NrthIA IlSt
Points For 70 76
Field Goals 25/52-48% 23/53-43%
Three Pointers 7/20-35% 10/18-56%
Free Throws 13/21-62% 20/24-83%
Offensive Rebounds 12 6
Defensive Rebounds 27 19
Rebounds 44 32
Blocks 1 1
Steals 4 9
Turnovers 17 9
Personal Fouls 22 18
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - IlSt Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Tue Dec 31 NrthIA 70 @ IlSt 76 T. Pickford 3 M. Chastain 2

Game Information

Stadium: Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois
Attendance: 5,190
Game Time: