Women's Basketball


WBB: Deep Panthers Rout Iowa

The UNI Panther women’s basketball reserves more-than held their own against the Iowa Hawkeye starters Sunday during an 88-66 win in the McLeod Center. With UNI ahead just four minutes into the game, all of UNI’s starters were on the bench. The group on the floor doubled the Panthers’ five-point lead to ten before the…read more »


WBB: Panthers Outduel Tigers on the Road

The UNI Panther women’s basketball team is 3-0 for the first time in 15 seasons. Karli Rucker hit two big fourth quarter three-pointers separated by less than a minute, helping UNI to an opportunistic 78-73 road win against the Missouri Tigers. Missouri made just 15 of 24 free throws, including several late attempts which might…read more »


WBB: Panthers Top Former Conference Foes

The UNI women’s basketball squad earned a 61-50 road win over Wichita State Saturday. It was the first meeting of the programs since March of 2017 when both the Panthers and Shockers were members of the Missouri Valley Conference. Wichita State led most of the first half; the Shockers were ahead by four at the…read more »


WBB: All Hands on Deck

The contributions came from everywhere in the UNI Panthers’ first women’s basketball game of the season Wednesday at the McLeod Center. Karli Rucker had 22 points during a 95-63 win against North Dakota State on a night when all 11 Panthers who played recorded at least three points. Of UNI’s 95, 42 came from the…read more »

WBB: Starting Where They Finished

The UNI Panther basketball team earned third place in the Missouri Valley Conference last winter.  Thursday the Panthers were predicted to land in the same position during 2019/20, as results of the MVC preseason poll were revealed. Conference coaches, media, and sports information directors had the opportunity to express their outlook in the poll. Defending…read more »

WBB: Donaldson Moves to Raptors’ Bench

She wrapped up her college basketball career and went into the working world as a data analyst for a company in Cedar Falls. Four years later, Brittni Donaldson is an NBA assistant coach. Donaldson has been hired by the Toronto Raptors. Over the summer, the former University of Northern Iowa Panther guard also coached the…read more »