Category Archives: UNI Panthers

MBB: MVC Week 7 Recap

After slipping two games under .500 in conference for the first time in 2018/19, the Panthers pounced on a chance to climb back to breakeven with a pair of wins last week. The Cats mauled the Redbirds of Illinois State 77-64 on Wednesday at the McLeod Center. UNI took a 12 point lead into halftime,…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 7 Recap

During a single-game week, the UNI Women’s Basketball team suffered just their second road loss during the conference schedule, falling to in-state rival Drake, 76-61 on Friday. Karli Rucker tied her career-high with 25 points and also contributed seven assists, three rebounds and a steal, but four Drake players scored in double figures. The Bulldogs…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 6 Recap

After staying near .500 throughout their conference schedule, the UNI Panther men’s basketball team now faces a bigger gap from breakeven than they have seen all winter. Wednesday night, the Panthers fell to the visiting Bradley Braves 79-71. Just eight minutes into the game, the Braves led the Panthers, 20-6. A slow but steady comeback…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 6 Recap

The UNI Panther women pushed their conference road record to 5-1 with wins during a trip to Chicago and northwest Indiana over the weekend. Five UNI players scored in double figures Friday, and the Panthers held off a late Loyola rally for a 71-65 win over the Ramblers. Karli Rucker recorded her third double-double of…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 5 Recap

The UNI Panther men’s basketball team came close during a mid-week road loss against defending conference champion Loyola, then bounced back to win on Saturday at home against Missouri State. Wednesday in Chicago, Cameron Krutwig was seemingly everywhere in the closing minutes, coming up with a block, a key offensive rebound, his first three-pointer of…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 5 Recap

Ellie Howell scored a season-high 18 points during a Friday home win, but on Sunday, Howell spent most of the fourth quarter in the training room with an injury as the Panther’s lost at the McLeod Center. Strong defense was key to a 65-53 weekend-opening win over Southern Illinois. UNI held SIU to just six…Read more »

MBB: MVC Week 4 Recap

A loss on the road and a win at home kept the UNI Panther men’s basketball team at .500 in conference play. Southern Illinois outdistanced the Panthers 70-62 in Carbondale Wednesday. UNI gained an early lead against the Salukis, leading by as many as 21 points in the first half. The Panthers recorded 13 points…Read more »

WBB: MVC Week 4 Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team came back from the Hoosier state with a pair of weekend road wins, boosting their Missouri Valley Conference record to 5-2. Friday, UNI didn’t allow a made field goal until 8:02 left in the second quarter while building a 24-1 lead on the way to a 74-46 victory over…Read more »

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 »