Football

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…

FB: Panther Defense Leads the Way

The Northern Iowa defense kept the Illinois State Redbirds in check on Saturday during a 26-16 victory; it was an effort kept the Panthers in a second place tie in the Missouri Valley Football Conference standings with just two regular season games remaining. UNI held Illinois State to 215 yards, including just 35 rushing yards,…

FB: Leathernecks Too Tough Saturday

UNI’s offense found trouble in the red zone Saturday, and the Panther defense gave up 300 yards through the air as the Western Illinois Leathernecks earned a 37-17 win in Macomb. Western Illinois quarterback Sean McGuire was efficient, completing 25 of 32 passes for 300 yards and a pair of touchdowns. WIU running backs gained…

FB: Panthers Swallow Up Jackrabbits

Behind stifling defense, the UNI Panthers claimed a 24-9 upset of second-ranked South Dakota State Saturday in the UNI-Dome. The Panther defense held the nation’s second-leading scoring offense without a touchdown and to just 9 points and 326 yards. For the second consecutive game, UNI also tallied a defensive score; Xavior Williams picked off SDSU’s…

Men's Basketball

MBB: Panthers Slip In First Road Game

They say everything is bigger in Texas, but the cliché didn’t apply to the UNI Panthers’ shooting percentage from three-point range on Saturday. UNI connected on just 13.6% of their attempts from beyond the arc during a 74-65 loss to the Texas-Arlington Mavericks. The Panthers were particularly cold in the second half, knocking down just…

MBB: Panthers Take a Bite Out of Beavers

Tuesday night’s UNI Panther men’s basketball win came against Division II Bemidji State, as the Panthers executed for 97 points, the most in a game since a 2015 win against North Dakota. The 97-51 result represented a good night for senior Wyatt Lohaus. He finished the game with a team-leading 19 points while shooting 7-15…

MBB: Exhibition Opener a Solid Success

The UNI Panthers had no difficulty with the Wartburg Knights Sunday during 110-69 exhibition victory at the McLeod Center. UNI wasted little time getting out to a big lead, outscoring the Knights 22-8 in the first five minutes of the game and going to halftime ahead by 37. Miles Wentzien scored a team-high 13 points…

MBB: The Full Schedule is Out

The UNI men’s basketball team has added seven non-conference games to its 2018-19 schedule. The additional home games were released Tuesday. The Panthers will host a pair of exhibition games to start the season, hosting the Knights of Wartburg College 1 p.m. Oct. 28 and then the Peacocks of Upper Iowa University 7 p.m. Nov.…

Women's Basketball

WBB: UNI Splits Season-Opening Weekend

After ending the 2017/18 season in the WNIT last spring, the UNI Panther women’s basketball team began their new schedule in the Preseason WNIT with a Friday win versus Delaware before falling on the road at Marquette on Sunday. At the McLeod Center Friday, sophomore point guard Karli Rucker went 8-15 from the field and…

Iowa City Trip on WBB Schedule

Tanya Warren’s UNI Panther women’s basketball team has had a hard time finding a winning formula against the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Panther women have lost 11 consecutive head-to-head games against Iowa; their last win was in 2006. Circle December 16th on the calendar, because it’s the Panther’s next chance for a women’s basketball victory at…

Golf With Panther Women’s Basketball

Panther fans will be teamed up with a women’s basketball player for the team’s annual golf gig. A four-person, best-shot tournament is set at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course for Aug. 18. It will kick off with a shotgun start at noon. Each group will be teamed with a UNI student-athlete, and the proceeds directly benefit…

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