Men's Basketball

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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