• The University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team received an automatic bid to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after winning the regular season MVC title. The Panthers will take on Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb. on Thursday, March 17. Exclusive radio coverage of the game will be on News/Talk 1540 KXEL, with pregame at 6:45 and tipoff at 7 p.m.
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  • The University of Northern Iowa men's basketball team has drawn the University of Texas Longhorns in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The game will be played Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. Full coverage on News/Talk 1540 KXEL begins with a one-hour edition of the HomeOfThePanthers.com Pregame Show at 7:15, with courtside coverage at 8:15.
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  • ST. LOUIS (AP) Wes Washpun's jumper from the top of the key bounced high off the back of the rim and fell in at the buzzer and Northern Iowa survived after squandering a 17-point lead, beating Evansville 56-54 in the Missouri Valley Conference title game on Sunday in a game heard on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.
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  • YPSILANTI, Michigan – Four Panthers earned automatic bids to the NCAA national wrestling tournament, and one Panther won a MAC title at the conference championships.
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  • The University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team secured sole possession of the Missouri Valley Conference regular season championship Saturday with a 61-48 win over the Evansville Purple Aces in a game heard exclusively on AM 1330 and 107.3 The Party. UNI improve to 20-9 overall and 15-3 in conference play.
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  • Panther fans will need two radios to hear both of Saturday's basketball games -- one on News/Talk 1540 KXEL, and one on KPTY-AM 1330/107.3 The Party.
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  • Jeremy Morgan scored 18 points and the University of Northern Iowa made six free throws in the last 28 seconds to defeat Southern Illinois 66-60 in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tournament on Thursday in a game heard on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.
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  • The UNI men's basketball team take the #4 seed into today's round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament in St. Louis. They'll face the #5 seed, Southern Illinois, in the second game of today's quartet.
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