Category Archives: UNI Panthers

MBB: Loyola Prevails in OT

MBB: Loyola Prevails in OT

The Loyola Ramblers did almost all of the scoring in overtime Saturday night to overcome the UNI Panther men’s basketball team 82-73 in Chicago. Loyola won the overtime period 11-2, with UNI’s only points on a jump shot by A.J. Green after the Ramblers had gone on an 11-0 run. Green’s three at the end…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Ace Evansville Test

WBB: Panthers Ace Evansville Test

The UNI Panther women’s basketball teams won all four quarters Saturday in Evansville, pulling away to a 67-49 road victory against the Purple Aces. It was UNI’s second win on a hostile court during the current Missouri Valley Conference schedule, allowing the Panthers to split a two-game trip to Indiana after a loss to Indiana…Read more »

WBB: Indiana State Surprises UNI

WBB: Indiana State Surprises UNI

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team had an unexpected setback in Terre Haute on Friday, falling to the Indiana State Sycamores 65-63. UNI had defeated Indiana State by 30 last month at the McLeod Center. It was the first Panther loss against the Sycamores since 2014, dropping UNI to 6-6 in the Missouri Valley Conference…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Extend Valley Lead

MBB: Panthers Extend Valley Lead

Wednesday night, the UNI Panthers made up for a surprise loss in their Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball opener, defeating Illinois State 71-63 at the McLeod Center to split the season series with the Redbirds. A.J. Green made five three-point attempts, representing more than half of his game-high 27 points. The night included the 1,000th…Read more »

MBB: Green Gives MVC’s Top Performance

MBB: Green Gives MVC’s Top Performance

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS UNI sophomore guard AJ Green has been named Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for the fourth time this season. Green averaged 26.5 points per game in two Valley wins last week as UNI won at Valparaiso and defeated Drake at home. Green shot 46 percent from the field,…Read more »

WBB: Maahs Gets Most Ever

WBB: Maahs Gets Most Ever

A career-high 23 points for Megan Maahs – including eight in overtime – sent the UNI Panther women’s basketball team to a 71-66 home win at the McLeod Center against the Southern Illinois Salukis. Trailing with 16 seconds remaining, Maahs made one of two free throws to force overtime.  She nudged UNI in front with…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Come Back vs. Bulldogs

MBB: Panthers Come Back vs. Bulldogs

Despite trailing for nearly the entire the first half and a fair percentage of the second, the UNI Panthers men’s basketball squad broke through Saturday against the Drake Bulldogs and celebrated an 83-73 victory in front of a sellout crowd at the McLeod Center. Drake jumped to 8-0 lead before the Panthers answered with their…Read more »

WBB: Game Breaks Bears’ Way

WBB: Game Breaks Bears’ Way

After it was close much of the way, the Missouri State Bears pulled away from the UNI Panther women’s basketball team for a 66-55 result on Friday night at the McLeod Center. It is the first home loss of the season for UNI and gives Missouri State a sweep of the regular season series. UNI…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Earn 20th Win

MBB: Panthers Earn 20th Win

The UNI Panther men’s basketball team made the most of A.J. Green’s 16th straight double-digit scoring performance, defeating the Valparaiso Crusaders 63-51 Wednesday night in northwest Indiana. Green led the Panthers with 19 points in the victory. UNI is now 20-3 this season and 9-2 in the Missouri Valley Conference. UNI’s defense was the story…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Ace Evansville Test

MBB: Panthers Ace Evansville Test

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS The UNI men’s basketball team defeated the Purple Aces of Evansville 80-68 on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers now move to 19-3 overall and 8-2 in the MVC. The Panthers took a 30-16 lead in halftime after shooting 46.2% from the field. The Panthers recorded 8 turnovers in the first half…Read more »