Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 59

(14-1, 5-0 MVC)

Illinois State 44

(12-4, 3-2 MVC)

    4:00 PM ET, January 9, 2010

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    UNI 32 2759
    ILST 20 2444

    Top Performers

    Northern Iowa: A. Koch 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Illinois St: A. Rubin 13 Pts, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    N. Iowa 59, Illinois St. 44

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ill. -- Jordan Eglseder scored 16 points to lead Northern Iowa to a 59-44 victory over Illinois State Saturday.

    Adam Koch had 15 points and Kwadzo Ahelegbe 13 for the Panthers (14-1, 5-0) in the Missouri Valley Conference game. Eglseder also had a team-high eight rebounds.

    Alex Rubin had 13 points to lead the Redbirds (12-4, 3-2) while Dinma Odiakosa had 10 points and 14 rebounds. Osiris Eldridge also had 10 points for Illinois State.

    Northern Iowa took the lead for good at 14-13 and, helped by a 9-0 run later in the first half, led 32-20 at intermission.

    The Panthers held at least a nine-point lead throughout the second half and led by as many as 19.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNI
    ILST
    Points 59 44
    FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 18-48 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 1-6 (.167)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 8 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 3

    2009-10 Season

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