Author Archives: Tim Harwood

FB: Loss to Penguins May Leave Panthers in the Cold

The Youngstown State Penguins pulled away from the UNI Panthers on Saturday in eastern Ohio, dropping UNI’s record to .500 and jeopardizing the Panthers hopes to reach the 2018 FCS playoffs. Youngstown jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, on the way to a 31-10 result. A four-yard jump ball touchdown to Briley Moore in…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Slip In First Road Game

They say everything is bigger in Texas, but the cliché didn’t apply to the UNI Panthers’ shooting percentage from three-point range on Saturday. UNI connected on just 13.6% of their attempts from beyond the arc during a 74-65 loss to the Texas-Arlington Mavericks. The Panthers were particularly cold in the second half, knocking down just…Read more »

WBB: UNI Splits Season-Opening Weekend

After ending the 2017/18 season in the WNIT last spring, the UNI Panther women’s basketball team began their new schedule in the Preseason WNIT with a Friday win versus Delaware before falling on the road at Marquette on Sunday. At the McLeod Center Friday, sophomore point guard Karli Rucker went 8-15 from the field and…Read more »

VB: Panthers Win Final Home Matches

The UNI Panther volleyball team goes on a two-game trip to the State of Indiana this weekend in control of their own destiny as they seek the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference volleyball regular season championship. A pair of wins against Evansville and Indiana State would yield at least a share of the title, and if…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Take a Bite Out of Beavers

Tuesday night’s UNI Panther men’s basketball win came against Division II Bemidji State, as the Panthers executed for 97 points, the most in a game since a 2015 win against North Dakota. The 97-51 result represented a good night for senior Wyatt Lohaus. He finished the game with a team-leading 19 points while shooting 7-15…Read more »

FB: Panther Defense Leads the Way

The Northern Iowa defense kept the Illinois State Redbirds in check on Saturday during a 26-16 victory; it was an effort kept the Panthers in a second place tie in the Missouri Valley Football Conference standings with just two regular season games remaining. UNI held Illinois State to 215 yards, including just 35 rushing yards,…Read more »

VB: Panthers Split Road Weekend

The UNI volleyball squad held off the third-place Bradley Braves in Peoria Friday before falling to their closest pursuers, the Illinois State Redbirds, in Normal on Saturday. Those results leave UNI a half-game behind Illinois State with one conference game in-hand. Both teams have just one Missouri Valley Conference loss, and those have come in…Read more »

MBB: Exhibition Opener a Solid Success

The UNI Panthers had no difficulty with the Wartburg Knights Sunday during 110-69 exhibition victory at the McLeod Center. UNI wasted little time getting out to a big lead, outscoring the Knights 22-8 in the first five minutes of the game and going to halftime ahead by 37. Miles Wentzien scored a team-high 13 points…Read more »

FB: Leathernecks Too Tough Saturday

UNI’s offense found trouble in the red zone Saturday, and the Panther defense gave up 300 yards through the air as the Western Illinois Leathernecks earned a 37-17 win in Macomb. Western Illinois quarterback Sean McGuire was efficient, completing 25 of 32 passes for 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns. WIU running backs gained…Read more »

VB: Panthers First Team into MVC Tourney

There was little doubt that the UNI Panther volleyball team would be on hand for the 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament next month in Springfield, Missouri. Over the weekend, UNI clinched their place in the six-team Thanksgiving week event by protecting their home court at the McLeod Center. Friday, the Panthers found themselves behind…Read more »