Category Archives: UNI Panthers

WBB: Panthers Downed by Bears in Missouri

WBB: Panthers Downed by Bears in Missouri

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team was forced into 17 turnovers by #20 Missouri State Sunday; those takeaways helped the Bears to an 80-66 win in Springfield. Missouri State also outrebounded UNI 47-26. Karli Rucker opened the game with a 3-pointer, giving the Panthers their only lead of the day. Rucker scored a team-high 14…Read more »

MBB: Bears Have No Bite vs. Panthers

MBB: Bears Have No Bite vs. Panthers

The UNI Panther men’s basketball team pulled ahead early on Saturday and never let up during an 80-57 road win against the Missouri State Bears. Before the game was nine minutes old, UNI had earned a 20-point lead.  It was a solid shooting first half, as the Panthers made 19 of their 32 attempts, including…Read more »

WBB: Seesaw Game Tips to Panthers

WBB: Seesaw Game Tips to Panthers

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team pulled to a big first quarter lead but trailed at halftime during a back-and-forth Friday game, which wrapped up with Tanya Warren’s team on top of Southern Illinois 60-57 in Carbondale. Kristina Cavey led the Panthers with 15 points, and Karli Rucker added 14. The Panthers jumped ahead by…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Win a Different Way

MBB: Panthers Win a Different Way

When the UNI Panther men’s basketball team has success, they typically are hitting shots from long distance, but the winning formula was a little different Tuesday during a 76-70 win against the Indiana State Sycamores at the McLeod Center. Three-point attempts weren’t falling most of the night. The Panthers were just three-for-15 from that range.…Read more »

MBB: Green Goes for Seconds

MBB: Green Goes for Seconds

A.J. Green was the Valley’s top player during the opening week of conference games. The Missouri Valley Conference named the UNI sophomore it’s men’s basketball Player of the Week on Monday. He scored 23 last Tuesday against Illinois State, then 35 Saturday versus Bradley. The performance during the Panthers’ win against the Braves was a…Read more »

MBB: UNI Tops Bradley in MVC Home Opener

MBB: UNI Tops Bradley in MVC Home Opener

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS The UNI men’s basketball team defeated the Bradley Braves 69-64 on Saturday night inside the McLeod Center. The Panthers are now 12-2 on the season and 1-1 in Missouri Valley Conference play. The Panthers shot 34 percent in the opening 20 minutes while the Braves managed to finish the half…Read more »

WBB: Bulldogs Take Bite Out of UNI Defense

WBB: Bulldogs Take Bite Out of UNI Defense

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS The UNI Panther women’s basketball team scored 87 points Friday, but UNI gave up more points than in any game since the 1994/95 season, falling to Drake 104-87. Four Panthers scored in double figures led by Kam Finley with 18 points. Nicole Kroeger hit five three-pointers to score 15 points,…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Drop MVC Opener

MBB: Panthers Drop MVC Opener

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS The UNI Panther men’s basketball team lost the first game on their Missouri Valley Conference schedule Tuesday afternoon, falling on the road to the Illinois State Redbirds 70-76. The Panthers led for just over 17 minutes in the first half. AJ Green scored the Panthers first five points before climbing…Read more »

FB: Panthers Fall in FCS Quarterfinals

FB: Panthers Fall in FCS Quarterfinals

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS. The UNI Panther defense did what it has done all year long, stand tall in their own territory, create turnovers and cause havoc in the defensive backfield, but the Panther offense couldn’t find a rhythm and the Panthers fell to James Madison 17-0 Friday night in the Shenandoah Valley. The…Read more »

MBB: UNI Avoids Drop Off Against Grand Canyon

MBB: UNI Avoids Drop Off Against Grand Canyon

After beating AP-Top-25 opponent Colorado on Tuesday, there was no let down for the UNI Panthers on Thursday in Arizona. A.J. Green had a game-high 25 points in UNI’s 82-58 victory over Grand Canyon University. Four of five starters (Green, Trae Burhow, Austin Phyfe, and Spencer Haldiman) were in double-figures for the night. Green, Berhow,…Read more »