Category Archives: UNI Panthers

WBB: Deep Panthers Rout Iowa

WBB: Deep Panthers Rout Iowa

The UNI Panther women’s basketball reserves more-than held their own against the Iowa Hawkeye starters Sunday during an 88-66 win in the McLeod Center. With UNI ahead just four minutes into the game, all of UNI’s starters were on the bench. The group on the floor doubled the Panthers’ five-point lead to ten before the…Read more »

FB: Jackrabbits Run Away in Second Half

FB: Jackrabbits Run Away in Second Half

The South Dakota State University Jackrabbits scored 31 of their 38 points in the second half and ended a four-game UNI Panther winning streak with a 38-7 result in Brookings, South Dakota, Saturday. The Panthers turned the ball over four times in the loss (three interceptions and a fumble). The only scoring before halftime came…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Prevail Over Bears in OT

MBB: Panthers Prevail Over Bears in OT

Despite a second half rally by the Northern Colorado Bears, the UNI Panthers moved to 4-0 this season with a 77-72 overtime victory at the McLeod Center Saturday. The Panthers moved out to a 16-point lead early in the second half before the Bears began their comeback. Northern Colorado went 14-for-32 from the field in…Read more »

VB: UNI Takes Care of One-Game Weekend

VB: UNI Takes Care of One-Game Weekend

The UNI volleyball team topped the Drake Bulldogs Friday in less time than it took to drive to Des Moines, winning in three sets 25-18, 26-24, 25-17. The Panthers have now won 47 consecutive matches against their in-state conference rivals.  Friday’s win also assured UNI a share of the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference regular season…Read more »

MBB: Big Second Half Beats Bakersfield

MBB: Big Second Half Beats Bakersfield

The UNI Panther men’s basketball team topped Cal St.-Bakersfield 67-55 on Wednesday at the McLeod Center to improve to 3-0. UNI warmed up after a slow start. Spencer Haldiman had a team-high 15 points; 12 of them came after the intermission as the Panthers pulled away from the Roadrunners. At halftime, UNI’s lead was just…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Outduel Tigers on the Road

WBB: Panthers Outduel Tigers on the Road

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team is 3-0 for the first time in 15 seasons. Karli Rucker hit two big fourth quarter three-pointers separated by less than a minute, helping UNI to an opportunistic 78-73 road win against the Missouri Tigers. Missouri made just 15 of 24 free throws, including several late attempts which might…Read more »

FB: Defense Carries Panthers to 7th Win

FB: Defense Carries Panthers to 7th Win

The UNI Panthers prevented the Indiana State Sycamores from crossing the goal line Saturday during a 17-9 win at the UNI-Dome. Combined with other Missouri Valley Football Conference results, the victory gives UNI sole possession of second place in the MVFC at 5-1 (7-3 overall). The Panther are now 5-0 in the UNI-Dome this season.…Read more »

VB: More Wins, Another Milestone

VB: More Wins, Another Milestone

No UNI volleyball coach has more wins than Bobbi Petersen after Friday’s four-set road victory over Illinois State. The Panthers then pushed her career total to 505 with an exciting follow-up on Saturday versus Bradley. Friday’s win came with set scores of 22-25, 26-24, 28-26, 25-12, avenging UNI’s only Missouri Valley Conference loss after the…Read more »

MBB: No Confusion as UNI Tops NIU

MBB: No Confusion as UNI Tops NIU

It’s not uncommon for distant observers muddle the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Northern Illinois University (NIU), but Saturday, it was clear which school had the better men’s basketball program. UNI’s Panthers topped the NIU Huskies 64-54 in DeKalb. UNI took the lead in the opening minutes and never looked back, pulling ahead by…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Top Former Conference Foes

WBB: Panthers Top Former Conference Foes

The UNI women’s basketball squad earned a 61-50 road win over Wichita State Saturday. It was the first meeting of the programs since March of 2017 when both the Panthers and Shockers were members of the Missouri Valley Conference. Wichita State led most of the first half; the Shockers were ahead by four at the…Read more »