Football

FB: Aggies Oust UNI in Second Round

Three field goals by Austin Errthum kept the University of Northern Iowa in it until the end, but the Panthers were only able to move the ball across the goal line once in a 23-16 second round FCS playoff road loss to the Aggies of UC-Davis Saturday. Errthum’s field goals were from 41, 36, and…

FB: Panthers Survive Bumpy Start

A fourth quarter field goal boosted the UNI Panthers to a 16-13 FCS playoff win Saturday against Lamar at the UNI-Dome. The Panthers took the lead with a 35-yard kick by Errthum with 13:09 to play in the game, and the UNI defense made that stand up, forcing and recovering a fumble later in the…

FB: Six Wins Make Panthers a Playoff Pick

Three Missouri Valley Football Conference teams earned bids into the FCS playoffs, including the UNI Panthers. UNI joined North Dakota State and South Dakota State among programs still with national title aspirations. The Panthers host Lamar in the first round at the UNI-Dome Saturday at 4 p.m. UNI closed out the regular season with a…

FB: Loss to Penguins May Leave Panthers in the Cold

The Youngstown State Penguins pulled away from the UNI Panthers on Saturday in eastern Ohio, dropping UNI’s record to .500 and jeopardizing the Panthers hopes to reach the 2018 FCS playoffs. Youngstown jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, on the way to a 31-10 result. A four-yard jump ball touchdown to Briley Moore in…

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…

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…

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.…

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,…

Women's Basketball

WBB: Panthers WNIT Preview

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team is bound for the Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT). Northern Iowa will meet Minnesota in Minneapolis during the first round of the tournament Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Williams Arena. Coverage on News/Talk 1540 KXEL will begin at 6:15. The Panthers go into the game with a 20-12 record…

WBB: MVC Tournament Recap

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team earned their 20th victory of the season during the Missouri Valley Conference tournament in Moline, and perhaps enough prestige to claim a bid to the Postseason WNIT. Friday night, Taylor Hagen drove to the basket and hit a contested layup with 17 seconds left to give UNI a 64-63…

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…

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…

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