CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Brenton Scott scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Indiana State pulled away from Northern Iowa in the second half to take a 77-66 Missouri Valley Conference victory and snap a three-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon.
Scott knocked down three 3-pointers, giving him 257 career treys and leaving him 26 shy of the school record.
The Sycamores hit five 3-pointers in a row, the final two by Devin Thomas, to extend a one-point second-half lead, 45-44, into a 60-52 advantage.
Jordan Barnes contributed 13 points for Indiana State (11-13, 5-6).
Bennett Koch hit 8 of 11 from the free-throw line and finished with 16 points to lead Northern Iowa (11-13, 3-9), which dropped its third straight and fourth in its last five games. Klint Carlson added 14 points and Isaiah Brown contributed 10.