Category Archives: UNI Panthers

Wrestling: UNI Grappler Claims a Title

Drew Foster became UNI’s first Division I wrestling national champion since 2000, defeating Max Dean of Cornell, 6-4, during the 184 pound title match on Saturday evening in Pittsburgh. UNI hadn’t had a finalist since 2005, and the Panthers’ last champion was Tony Davis, who won at 149 pounds nearly two decades ago. Foster’s route…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Bow in WNIT

After opening the 2018/19 schedule in the Preseason WNIT, the UNI Panther women’s basketball squad closed their year during the first round of the Postseason WNIT Friday. The Minnesota Gophers made nine of their first 10 shots and built a 26-6 lead on the way to a 91-75 decision over UNI at Williams Arena in…Read more »

WBB: Panthers WNIT Preview

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team is bound for the Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT). Northern Iowa will meet Minnesota in Minneapolis during the first round of the tournament Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Williams Arena. Coverage on News/Talk 1540 KXEL will begin at 6:15. The Panthers go into the game with a 20-12 record…Read more »

WBB: MVC Tournament Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team earned their 20th victory of the season during the Missouri Valley Conference tournament in Moline, and perhaps enough prestige to claim a bid to the Postseason WNIT. Friday night, Taylor Hagen drove to the basket and hit a contested layup with 17 seconds left to give UNI a 64-63…Read more »

MBB: MVC Tournament Recap

The UNI Panthers reached the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game, finishing as the runners-up while pushing their record to 16-18. To make it to the final, the Panthers had to dispatch both the #3 and the #2 seed in the field, beginning with Friday’s win over third-seeded Southern Illinois. Senior Wyatt Lohaus led UNI…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 10 Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team earned the win they needed to clinch third place in the Missouri Valley Conference standings and the corresponding third seed in the MVC tournament. Thursday night, Mikaela Morgan connected on a jumper with just over a minute remaining, putting the Panthers ahead for good in a 61-57 win against…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 9 Recap

Despite closing the Missouri Valley Conference regular season with a pair of losses, the UNI Panther men’s basketball team avoids playing a Thursday night opening round game in the MVC tournament, thanks to a tie-breaker. UNI qualified for the tournament quarterfinals as the sixth seed after a 9-9 conference record landed the Panthers in a…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 9 Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball squad wrapped up their conference road schedule at 6-3, thanks to a Sunday victory versus Southern Illinois. The 76-67 performance versus the Salukis capped the weekend after a 58-48 loss to Missouri State in Springfield Friday. The Panthers gave up a season-high 31 turnovers as the Bears opened that game…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 8 Recap

With two games to go during the regular season, the UNI Panthers are just one game off the lead in the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball standings. Victories on Wednesday and Saturday pushed UNI’s record to 9-7, just behind a three-way tie between Missouri State Bears, Drake Bulldogs, and Loyola Ramblers, who are each 10-6.…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 8 Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team tightened their grip on third place in the Missouri Valley Conference with a pair of home wins at the McLeod Center over the weekend. Friday, the Panthers outscored Indiana State 22-6 in the second quarter, then held off a second half rally to earn a 71-63 win. UNI limited…Read more »