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Northern Iowa pulls away from Missouri State 83-69

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Jeremy Morgan had a career-high 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Northern Iowa beat Missouri State 83-69 on Wednesday night for a fifth straight win. Matt Bohannon and Bennett Koch scored 19 apiece and Wes Washpun had 11 points with nine assists for the Panthers (15-11, 7-6 Missouri Valley Conference). Northern Iowa never trailed, made 19 of...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa shoots 62 percent, beats Drake 82-66

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Paul Jesperson made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points as Northern Iowa shot 62 percent from the field and beat Drake 82-66 on Saturday for its fourth straight win. Wes Washpun added 15 points and six assists for the Panthers (14-11, 6-6 Missouri Valley), who have won nine of their last ten. Northern Iowa made 34 of 55 field goals, including 12 of 22 from...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Davis blows up run play with big hit in backfield

Remember when the Carolina Panthers drafted LB Shaq Thompson to potentially replace Thomas Davis? Well, Davis sure hasn’t forgotten about it. The veteran linebacker has put together another stellar campaign this season, and hasn’t shown signs of slowing down. And he can still hit like the best of them. Check out this crushing blow he put on running back David Johnson in the...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bohannon with 21 points, Northern Iowa routs Drake 77-44

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Matt Bohannon made five 3-pointers, matched a season-high with 21 points, and Northern Iowa rolled to a 77-44 victory over Drake on Saturday night. Bohannon shot 7 of 11 from the floor. Bennett Koch added 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting for Northern Iowa (10-7, 2-2 Missouri Valley Conference), which bounced back from a one-point loss to Missouri State on Jan...
Via Associated Press
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois holds on to edge Northern Iowa 75-73

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Anthony Beane made six 3-pointers and matched a career-best with 32 points, and Southern Illinois held off Northern Iowa's late rally for a 75-73 victory on Saturday night. Beane made a 3-pointer and Southern Illinois led 70-59 with 1:35 remaining. Klint Carlson, Matt Bohannon and Paul Jesperson each made 3-pointers as part of a 13-3 run that pulled Northern...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 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

VIDEO: Northern Iowa Makes Amazing Buzzer Beater vs. No. 1 UNC

North Carolina might have won on the football field, but the hardwood was surprisingly the school’s downfall this weekend. The No. 1 Tarheels faced unranked Northern Iowa in what seemed to be one of the easier games in UNC’s usually tough schedule. It seemed like things were going as expected as UNC led the way through the first half. But a spark of fire was lit underneath the...
Via Gamedayr
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

For Bennett Koch, living up to family name is important, but not everything

Northern Iowa forward Bennett Koch has a few pairs of shoes to fill this season. And even for someone who stands at 6-foot-9, those shoes are quite enormous. Yes, Bennett is one of those Kochs. The ones who have helped Northern Iowa to a Missouri Valley title and Sweet 16 appearance in 2010. The ones who have been a part of the Northern Iowa family from the moment coach Ben Jacobson...
Via The Catch and Shoot
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa vs. Wyoming – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

UNI star Seth Tuttle Northern Iowa cracked the AP Top 10 this season and picked up a No. 5 seed in the East region. The Panthers will face 12th-seeded Wyoming. The winner will face either Louisville or Cal-Irvine.  Be sure to check out our printable 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket here. Date: Thursday, March 19 Time: TBD TV Channel: TBD Location:  Seattle,  Wa.  Announcers...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Spotlight: Breaking Down Northern Iowa’s Seth Tuttle

Seth Tuttle is a name that even casual college basketball fans have started to hear the last few weeks. The Northern Iowa star has emerged as an All-American candidate. Tuttle is currently third on the Ken Pomeroy player of the year list, which helps to show that every stat out there loves him… and why shouldn’t they? Any way you break it, Tuttle is having a tremendous season...
Via The Student Section
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa makes Top 10 for first time in school history

The new AP Top 25 is out and the Top 5 is the same but the Northern Iowa Panthers have broken into the Top 10 for the first time in school history. Here’s the new poll….
Via The Student Section
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Most dangerous team you're not aware of: The No. Iowa Panthers

  You know about the Northern Iowa Panthers. But more likely than not, you only know a tiny little about them. You surely know that the Panthers are Jayhawk Killers. Or at least they were Jayhawk Killers on one Saturday in March 2010, when a kid named Ali Farokhmanesh shot a 3-pointer that, ill-advised or not, went in, knocking off No. 1 overall seed Kansas and making head coach...
Via Fox Sports
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawaii Warriors vs. Northern Iowa Panthers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

For those looking for some late night football to fall asleep to you can turn into the game between Hawaii  and Northern Iowa. Hawaii (0-2) and Northern Iowa (0-1) have played winless football thus far though Hawaii has come closer than expected a few times already to pulling an upset. One of them plays well enough to win this one. Coverage of the game between Hawaii and Northern...
Via Tireball.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern to participate in 2014 Cancun Challenge with Virginia Tech, Northern Iowa and others

(Photo: Northwestern Athletics) Northwestern will participate in the Cancun Challenge next season, according to a report by Panther Nation. The Wildcats are one of four host teams, along with Virginia Tech, Northern Iowa and one more team still to be determined. As part of the Cancun Challenge, Northwestern receives a pair of home games in November against two of four visiting teams...
Via The Catch and Shoot
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Iowa 80, Loyola 58

Photo: Jeff Becker Loyola Chicago’s road troubles continued Wednesday with a 80-58 loss at Northern Iowa (12-13, 6-7 MVC). The Ramblers (9-16, 4-9) defeated Northern Iowa at home in January, but since then they had been 1-3 in their last four games. Loyola held a 20-14 lead more than halfway through the first half thanks to the three-point shooting of sophomore Devon Turk and junior...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyola Rallies to Defeat Northern Iowa in Overtime

  Photo: Loyola Athletics Loyola Chicago (8-12, 3-5 MVC) defeated Northern Iowa (10-10, 4-4) in an overtime thriller Saturday, 93-87. The Ramblers erased an eight-point deficit in the final 5:08 minutes of regulation and then outscored the Panthers, 17-11, in overtime. The victory snapped the Ramblers’ five-game losing streak in games decided by single digits. “[Loyola head...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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