Key scores 20 to lead Indiana St. over N. Iowa 71-54
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Tyreke Key had 20 points as Indiana State topped Northern Iowa 71-54 on Saturday.
Cooper Neese had 14 points for Indiana State (15-15, 7-11 Missouri Valley...
Green scores 22 to lead N. Iowa over Valparaiso 64-53
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — AJ Green had 22 points as Northern Iowa beat Valparaiso 64-53 on Saturday night.
Luke McDonnell had 13 points for Northern Iowa (14-15, 9-7 Missouri Valley...
Haldeman scores 15 in Northern Iowa’s win over Missouri St
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Spencer Haldeman scored 15 points, making all three of his 3-point tries, and Northern Iowa held off Missouri State 64-59 on Saturday night.
Although there were five ties and 10 lead changes, Northern Iowa held a slight lead throughout much of the game. Haldeman gave UNI a little breathing room, making a 3-pointer for a 57-53 lead with 1:44 remaining. Tulio Da Silva made two free throws for Missouri State with 1:15 to go.
Haldeman scores 24, leads N. Iowa past Evansville 81-74
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Spencer Haldeman scored 24 points off the bench and Northern Iowa beat Evansville 81-74 on Saturday night, snapping a two-game skid.
Trae Berhow added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Panthers (9-12, 4-4 Missouri Valley Conference). Isaiah Brown had 12 points and Luke McDonnell had 10 points and led the team with a career-best 14 rebounds.
Smits leads Valparaiso past Northern Iowa 75-66
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Derrik Smits finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and Valparaiso turned back Northern Iowa 75-66 on Saturday.
Northern Iowa holds off D-III Dubuque from the line, 75-67
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A.J. Green scored 20 points and Northern Iowa made 28 free throws to turn away Division III Dubuque, 75-67 in a nonconference game on Saturday afternoon.
On Ugly Sweater Night, the Panthers (4-5) bounced back after a loss to South Dakota State at the U.S. Bank Stadium Classic, the site of this season's Final Four.
Surging Northern Iowa wins fifth straight
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Klint Carlson made three 3-pointers and scored 17 points and surging Northern Iowa defeated Drake 71-63 on Saturday.
The Panthers (10-11, 5-5) lost their first five Missouri Valley Conference games but now have won five in a row.
Jeremy Morgan, making 8 of 10 free throws, scored 16 points, and Bennett Koch also scored 16 points, on 7-of-8 shooting, for Northern Iowa, which made 20 of 27 free throws to 7 of 10 for Drake.
Northern Iowa wins 4th straight, 61-54 over Evansville
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Bennett Koch had 17 points, Luke McDonnell added 14 points and 12 rebounds, and Northern Iowa led the entire way in a 61-54 win over Evansville on Wednesday night.
Klint Carlson added 11 points for the Panthers (9-11, 4-5 Missouri Valley), who made won 9 of 10 free throws in the final two minutes to secure their fourth win in a row to follow a seven-game losing streak.
Northern Iowa upends Loyola of Chicago 72-69 in 2OT
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Bennett Koch scored 21 points as Northern Iowa upended Loyola of Chicago 72-69 in double overtime on Wednesday night.
Jeremy Morgan added 17 points for the Panthers (7-11, 2-5 MVC) including a pair of free throws with eight seconds left in regulation that sent the game into the first overtime. Jordan Ashton and Luke McDonnell had 13 points apiece.