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MBB: Panthers Prevail Over Bears in OT

Despite a second half rally by the Northern Colorado Bears, the UNI Panthers moved to 4-0 this season with a 77-72 overtime victory at the McLeod Center Saturday. The Panthers moved out to a 16-point lead early in the second half before the Bears began their comeback. Northern Colorado went 14-for-32 from the field in…read more »

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MBB: Big Second Half Beats Bakersfield

The UNI Panther men’s basketball team topped Cal St.-Bakersfield 67-55 on Wednesday at the McLeod Center to improve to 3-0. UNI warmed up after a slow start. Spencer Haldiman had a team-high 15 points; 12 of them came after the intermission as the Panthers pulled away from the Roadrunners. At halftime, UNI’s lead was just…read more »

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MBB: No Confusion as UNI Tops NIU

It’s not uncommon for distant observers muddle the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Northern Illinois University (NIU), but Saturday, it was clear which school had the better men’s basketball program. UNI’s Panthers topped the NIU Huskies 64-54 in DeKalb. UNI took the lead in the opening minutes and never looked back, pulling ahead by…read more »

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MBB: UNI Off to the Right Start

If you appreciate defense, then the first UNI men’s basketball game of the new season was a good one for you. It was low scoring all the way, but a spate of successful second half three-point shots helped the Panthers pull away to a 58-53 win against Old Dominion at the McLeod Center. Spencer Haldiman…read more »

MBB: Green, Panthers Ready for Another Go

UNI sophomore point guard A.J. Green was the only underclassman chosen for the Missouri Valley Conference Preseason First Team. The Valley’s prospective stars for the coming season were noted on Thursday, along with a preseason ranking of MVC squads.  As a team, UNI was picked to finish third by the conference’s sport information directors, members…read more »

MBB: Countdown on for November 5th

The UNI Panther men’s basketball schedule was released on Tuesday. Ben Jacobson’s team will begin the year against Old Dominon at the McLeod Center November 5th. Before conference play begins, other home highlights include games in Cedar Falls against Northern Colorado and Marshall. On the road, the UNI men will meet West Virginia during a…read more »

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