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The future of Northern Iowa Basketball

While the Northern Iowa Panthers say goodbye to their season, the three seniors must also soon depart. Paul Jesperson, Matt Bohannon, and Wes Washpun played quite a large role in the program’s success this season. Point guard Wes Washpun finished the season with several honors. He was named both Second-team All-Missouri Valley Conference and National Association of Basketball Coaches...
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April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Disappointed Evansville hopes for NIT bid

Evansville was one play away from its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1999. But Northern Iowa guard Wes Washpun received a friendly bounce on a buzzer-beater, and now the Aces are left hoping to continue their season. Ideally, that means a bid to the NIT. Photo: Brien Vincent | Courier & Press While many college basketball fans poke fun at the NIT and call it the ...
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March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa basketball: red-hot and ready to dance

Northern Iowa took the Missouri Valley Conference tournament yesterday, winning their fourth conference title in eight years. The Panthers beat No. 2 seed Evansville, 56-54, thanks to a buzzer-beating shot by Wes Washpun. As returning champions, the pressure of the day could not overshadow the team’s experience.  Their performance in the MVC tournament has shown that the bracket...
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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wes Washpun buzzer-beater sends Northern Iowa to NCAA Tournament

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March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa’s buzzer beater clinches MVC Tournament

Northern Iowa are the new Missouri Valley Conference champions after Wes Washpun’s shot attempt at the buzzer bounced off the backboard and fell through the basket to give the Panthers a 56-54 win over the Evansville Purple Aces in St. Louis, the site of the MVC Tournament this year. Check out the highlight below! The basket gave Northern Iowa its fourth MVC title in school history...
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March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Wes Washpun Hits Buzzer Beater To Win MVC, Sending UNI To NCAA Tournament

After a dramatic run through the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, Northern Iowa is heading back to the NCAA Tournament. As the clock wound down on this afternoon’s championship game against Evansville, guard Wes Washpun received a clutch shooter’s bounce to give the Panthers the conference title, and a trip to the Big Dance. After upsetting Wichita State, UNI has punched...
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March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wes Washpun posterizes Egidijus Mockevicius

Northern Iowa guard Wes Washpun is known for his high-flying ability. Evansville center Egidijus Mockevicius is known for his interior dominance. Washpun won the battle on this play, posterizing the Lithuanian big man with a one-handed slam. Here’s another angle from the baseline.   Whoa, Wes.#MVCHoops pic.twitter.com/cmurbL8LOp — MVC Basketball (@ValleyHoops) February 4, 2016
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Washpun, Morgan lead Northern Iowa over Evansville 57-54

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Wes Washpun scored 14 points and made the go-ahead layup with 27 seconds left, and Northern Iowa held on to beat Evansville 57-54 on Wednesday night. The Panthers built an 11-point lead and never trailed in the first half. The Purple Aces opened the second half on a 20-8 run and led 44-40 with 11 minutes left. Blake Simmons scored five points, and Egidijus...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa gets second win vs. top-5 team, upsets No. 5 Iowa St.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Northern Iowa has a knack for playing its best against the best. The unranked Panthers pulled off another big upset Saturday night, handing fifth-ranked Iowa State its first loss of the season. Wes Washpun set career highs with 28 points and 11 assists as Northern Iowa upset the Cyclones 81-79 Saturday night for its second win over a top-five opponent this season...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wes Washpun beat the buzzer with a 50-foot shot

Northern Iowa entered halftime down 13 to top-ranked North Carolina, but went into the break on a high note. Senior guard Wes Washpun's half-court heave hit nothing but the bottom of the net as time expired in the first half.Washpun would score 12 of his team-high 21 points in the second half as the Panthers pulled off a 71-67 upset of the No. 1 Tar Heels.
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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