Northern Iowa routs Indiana State 62-40
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP)—Adam Koch scored 13 points and Northern Iowa breezed to its school-record 15th straight victory Saturday night, routing Indiana State 62-40.
Kwadzo Ahelegbe and Johnny Moran scored 11 points each for the Panthers (16-1, 7-0 Missouri Valley). Lucas O’Rear scored 10 points for Northern Iowa, which hasn’t lost since falling to DePaul 60-52 on Nov. 20.
Harry Marshall, with 11 points, was the only Sycamores player in double figures. Indiana State (11-7, 3-4) was held to 27 percent shooting for the game and went just 4-for-25 in the second half (16 percent). In the game, the Sycamores made more free throws (13) than field goals (12).
The game was tied at 17 just past the midway point of the first half, but Northern Iowa outscored Indiana State 19-5 the rest of the half for a 36-22 lead, then scored the first six points after halftime to lead by 20.