Category Archives: UNI Panthers

MBB: MVC Week 3 Recap

The Panther men’s basketball team split games against a pair of opponents from Indiana, protecting the McLeod Center court before falling on the road. Wednesday’s matchup was against Indiana State, and UNI scored a 69-64 win. The Panthers led by as many as 12 points in the opening half, driven to the advantage by Spencer…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 3 Recap

The two Missouri Valley Conference preseason favorites met in the only Panther women’s basketball game of the week. The Drake Bulldogs visited the McLeod Center Friday and remained perfect in the MVC at UNI’s expense, rolling back home through the snow with an 88-64 win. Drake started the game in impressive fashion and built a…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 2 Recap

After coming up just short during a Tuesday night road game, the Panthers protected their home court Sunday during a matchup with their only in-state conference rival. Tuesday’s game represented two losses in one. The Illinois State Redbirds held off UNI 70-69 in Normal. Freshman A.J. Green made two of three free throws with seconds…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 2 Recap

The Panther women’s basketball team rolled to a pair of double-digit home wins over the weekend, topping Valparaiso and Loyola. Friday’s 19-point win against the Crusaders was much closer at halftime before UNI flipped a three-point intermission deficit with a big second half. The Panthers used a 21-0 third-quarter run to pick up the 71-52…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 1 Recap

The UNI Panthers surprised the Bradley Braves Wednesday on the road, but the Salukis of Southern Illinois were prepared when they came to the McLeod Center on Sunday. Opening the Missouri Valley Conference schedule in Peoria, the Panthers took control of the game during the latter minutes of the first half. Tied 17-17, the Panther…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 1 Recap

A tough road trip to central Illinois yielded a split for the UNI Panther women’s basketball team during the opening days of the Missouri Valley Conference schedule. The closing moments of Friday’s game against the Illinois State Redbirds almost gave the Panthers the start they were hoping for at the outset of MVC play. Karli…Read more »

MBB: Seawolves Top Panthers by Ten

A matchup with Stony Brook led to a rocky evening and a 73-63 loss for the UNI Panther men’s basketball team Saturday at the McLeod Center. AJ Green and Wyatt Lohaus made nine of the Panthers’ 11 field goals in the opening half, finishing with 13 and nine points after 20 minutes of play. The…Read more »

WBB: Wildcats Have Sharper Claws

The UNI women’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule ended with a 72-62 loss on the road against Kansas State Saturday Three Panthers scored in double figures led by Karli Rucker and Ellie Howell with 15 points each. Taylor Hagen added 12 points and Bre Gunnels notched a career-high 15 rebounds in the game. The Panthers took…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Swipe Win from Hawks

Trae Berhow forced a North Dakota turnover as time ran out, giving the UNI Panthers a 64-62 win over the Fighting Hawks Saturday at the McLeod Center. The late steal in the one-possession game prevented the visitors from attempting a potential game-tying or game-winning shot. The second half was an exciting back-and-forth sequence, after UNI…Read more »

WBB: Panthers Post Perfect Non-Conference Home Record

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team finished five-for-five at the McLeod Center during their pre-Missouri Valley Conference home schedule, capped with a 79-50 win Friday versus the Omaha Mavericks. Taylor Hagen scored 15 points on 7-8 shooting and the Panther defense was stifling from the opening tip. UNI held the Mavericks to 20-61 (32.8 percent)…Read more »