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 Week 3 Recap

The Panther men’s basketball team split games against a pair of opponents from Indiana, protecting the McLeod Center court before falling on the road. Wednesday’s matchup was against Indiana State, and UNI scored a 69-64 win. The Panthers led by as many as 12 points in the opening half, driven to the advantage by Spencer…

MBB: MVC Week 2 Recap

After coming up just short during a Tuesday night road game, the Panthers protected their home court Sunday during a matchup with their only in-state conference rival. Tuesday’s game represented two losses in one. The Illinois State Redbirds held off UNI 70-69 in Normal. Freshman A.J. Green made two of three free throws with seconds…

MBB: MVC Week 1 Recap

The UNI Panthers surprised the Bradley Braves Wednesday on the road, but the Salukis of Southern Illinois were prepared when they came to the McLeod Center on Sunday. Opening the Missouri Valley Conference schedule in Peoria, the Panthers took control of the game during the latter minutes of the first half. Tied 17-17, the Panther…

MBB: Seawolves Top Panthers by Ten

A matchup with Stony Brook led to a rocky evening and a 73-63 loss for the UNI Panther men’s basketball team Saturday at the McLeod Center. AJ Green and Wyatt Lohaus made nine of the Panthers’ 11 field goals in the opening half, finishing with 13 and nine points after 20 minutes of play. The…

Women's Basketball

WBB: MVC Week 3 Recap

The two Missouri Valley Conference preseason favorites met in the only Panther women’s basketball game of the week. The Drake Bulldogs visited the McLeod Center Friday and remained perfect in the MVC at UNI’s expense, rolling back home through the snow with an 88-64 win. Drake started the game in impressive fashion and built a…

WBB: MVC Week 2 Recap

The Panther women’s basketball team rolled to a pair of double-digit home wins over the weekend, topping Valparaiso and Loyola. Friday’s 19-point win against the Crusaders was much closer at halftime before UNI flipped a three-point intermission deficit with a big second half. The Panthers used a 21-0 third-quarter run to pick up the 71-52…

WBB: MVC Week 1 Recap

A tough road trip to central Illinois yielded a split for the UNI Panther women’s basketball team during the opening days of the Missouri Valley Conference schedule. The closing moments of Friday’s game against the Illinois State Redbirds almost gave the Panthers the start they were hoping for at the outset of MVC play. Karli…

WBB: Wildcats Have Sharper Claws

The UNI women’s basketball team’s non-conference schedule ended with a 72-62 loss on the road against Kansas State Saturday Three Panthers scored in double figures led by Karli Rucker and Ellie Howell with 15 points each. Taylor Hagen added 12 points and Bre Gunnels notched a career-high 15 rebounds in the game. The Panthers took…

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