Northern Kentucky got a 25-point performance from Marques Warrick as they ran past Detroit 77-59 on Thursday at BB&T Arena.
Bettors who backed Northern Kentucky were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -4.0 at sportsbooks.
Trevon Faulkner had 13 points for Northern Kentucky and Bryson Langdon chipped in with 10 points. Sam Vinson had 5 assists for them, while Chris Brandon was the team’s top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Detroit got 19 points from Kevin McAdoo in a losing cause and another 17 points from Antoine Davis. Antoine Davis contributed 3 assists for them, while DJ Harvey had 6 rebounds.
Northern Kentucky led at halftime, $HalfScore.
Northern Kentucky had a 36-26 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.