CHICAGO — Former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner enjoyed a weekend in Seattle last month rooting on his alma mater Northern Iowa Panthers in the NCAA basketball tournament.Warner spoke to the team before their win against Wyoming
Photo: Kirby Lee – USA Today SportsPrior to Louisville’s resilient win over UC-Irvine on Friday afternoon, the Northern Iowa Panthers knocked off the the Wyoming Cowboys to advance to the round of 32.
As you know, this means the Cardinals and the Panthers will battle for a spot in the Sweet 16. Shortly after Louisville’s game on Friday, the tip-times for Sunday’s slate of...
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.
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Seth Tuttle of Northern Iowa has been named the 2015 Missouri Valley Player of the Year.
Joining Tuttle on the MVC All-Conference First Team are Ron Baker, D.J. Balentine, Egidijus Mockevicius and Fred Van Vleet.
Tekele Cotton was named Defensive Player of the Year, while Brenton Scott won Freshman of the Year honors. Newcomer of the Year went to DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell.
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...
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….
Northern Iowa is incredible defensively. The Panthers have the 16th-most efficient defense in the nation, according to kenpom.com, after a 58-39 throttling of Loyola on the road Wednesday.
That’s surprising because Northern Iowa had nearly the exact same group of players last season, and that team had the 187th-most efficient defense per kenpom.com.
There was minimal change in...
Iowa and Northern face each other Saturday. (Photo: Bill Neibergall | Des Moines Register)
The Missouri Valley Conference is looking like a multi-bid league this season thanks to Northern Iowa’s 9-1 start. The Panthers can build on their résumé Saturday when they face Iowa at the Big Four Classic.
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery commented on the Panthers during his press conference...
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...
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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...
Seth Tuttle scored 19 points with seven assists and seven rebounds as Northern Iowa crushed Southern Illinois 73-54 on Wednesday night.
Matt Bohannon added 17 points for the Panthers (15-14, 9-8 Missouri Valley Conference). Jeremy Morgan scored 15 and Marvin Singleton had eight.
The Panthers hit 49 percent from the field, 78.6 percent from the line and outrebounded the Salukis...
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February 26, 2014
Seth Tuttle scored 21 points and hit a go-ahead layup with 2 seconds left to lift Northern Iowa over Missouri State 60-58 on Saturday night.
Tuttle was the only Panther to score in double digits after shooting 75 percent (9 of 12) from the floor, and led with a team-high nine rebounds.
Missouri State (17-9, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference) trailed all the way through, but climbed...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014
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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...
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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.
Milton Doyle scored eight of his 28 points in overtime to lift Loyola of Chicago to a 93-87 overtime victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday.
Doyle hit a 3-pointer and was 5 of 6 from the line as Loyola outscored Northern Iowa 17-11 in overtime. Doyle finished 8 of 11 from the field and made 10 of his 11 free throws attempts.
Loyola of Chicago trailed the entire second half until...
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January 25, 2014
Seth Tuttle scored a season-high 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Northern Iowa to an 80-46 victory over Bradley on Wednesday night.
Matt Bohannon had 16 points and three assists for the Panthers (7-6). Wes Washpun added 15 with eight assists and a pair of steals and Jeremy Morgan came off the bench to score 10.
Northern Iowa surged to a 14-0 advantage early in the first...
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January 01, 2014
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Matt Tiby and Jordan Aaron scored 19 points apiece to lead Milwaukee over Northern Iowa 83-72 Tuesday night.
Milwaukee (8-2) had four players in double figures, with Steve McWhorter adding 16 and Austin Arians chipping in with 11. Milwaukee shot 45 percent from the floor, including 10 of 27 (37 percent) from beyond the arc.
Northern Iowa (3-4) was led by Deon Mitchell with 19 points...
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December 04, 2013