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Northern Iowa defeats Illinois State 59-44

Jan 9, 2010 - 11:26 PM NORMAL, Ill.(AP) -- 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.








  • NCAA BB
    NORTHERN IOWA 59
    ILLINOIS ST 44 FINAL

    Jan 9 6:00 PM


  • NCAA BB
    NORTHERN IOWA 32
    ILLINOIS ST 20 HALFTIME

    Jan 9 4:55 PM
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