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.
Illinois State downs Northern Iowa 70-69 behind Yarbrough
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Milik Yarbrough scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Phil Fayne added 19 points with seven boards, and Illinois State held off Northern Iowa 70-69 on Tuesday night.
Matt Chastain scored 12 points for the Redbirds (9-7, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference), who trailed 33-32 at halftime but Fayne opened the second half with a basket and they never trailed again.
McGlynn scores 17, Drake beats Northern Iowa 71-64
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nick McGlynn scored 17 points and Drake led virtually the entire way in taking a 71-64 victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday.
The teams were tied briefly with 1:45 left in the first half before the Bulldogs scored the final seven points to lead 35-28. The lead was 10 points with 3:24 remaining after a jumper and two free throws by McGlynn. Isaiah Brown's bucket cut the lead to five with 22 seconds remaining before Reed Timmer finished the scoring with two free throws.
MVC leader Loyola-Chicago wins 7th straight, tops UNI 70-47
CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Custer scored a season-high 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting and Missouri Valley Conference leader Loyola-Chicago beat Northern Iowa 70-47 on Sunday for its seventh straight victory.
S. Illinois gets balanced scoring to beat N. Iowa 64-53
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Sean Lloyd Jr., scored 15 points with six rebounds and three steals and Kavion Pippen had a double-double and Southern Illinois beat Northern Iowa 64-53 on Sunday.
Northern Iowa pulls away early in 2nd, beats Drake 68-54
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Bennett Koch scored 19 points and Northern Iowa pulled away early in the second half to beat Drake 68-54 on Tuesday night.
Northern Iowa (10-9, 2-5 Missouri Valley Conference) has won two straight since snapping a seven-game skid, and has beaten Drake (11-9, 5-2) in 16 of the last 18 games.
Northern Iowa gets 1st MVC win, holds off Valparaiso, 81-76
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Tywhon Pickford and Austin Phyfe combined to score 43 points and Northern Iowa held off Valparaiso late, 81-76 to earn its first Missouri Valley Conference victory on Saturday night.
Northern Iowa now has won 23 of the 25 meetings between the schools.
Loyola-Chicago rallies late, tops Northern Iowa 56-50
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Clayton Custer scored 11 points and Ben Richardson hit a big 3-pointer to spark a late run as Loyola-Chicago rallied for a 56-50 victory over Northern Iowa on Sunday afternoon.
Koch continues hot shooting in Northern Iowa’s 82-44 win
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Bennett Koch scored 21 points and Northern Iowa defeated Chicago State 82-44 on Saturday.
Koch, who was perfect from the field in scoring a career-high 25 points in Northern Iowa's previous game, a 72-43 victory over Wartburg, was 7-of-9 from the field and made all seven of his free throws against the Cougars (1-4).
Northern Iowa hits 15 3s, beats Alcorn State 73-45
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Juwan McCloud made six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 18 points to help Northern Iowa roll past Alcorn State 73-45 on Monday night.
Tywhon Pickford added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Bennett Koch had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Northern Iowa (1-1), which bounced back from an 86-69 loss to No. 9 North Carolina on Friday night.
A.J. Mosby scored 15 points to lead Alcorn State (0-3).