Category Archives: UNI Panthers

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 »

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 »