Category Archives: UNI Panthers

Valley Cancels All Fall Sports

Valley Cancels All Fall Sports

From the UNI Athletics Department: The Missouri Valley Conference Presidents Council has announced that the league’s schools will not conduct conference competition this fall in any sport. Based on continuing uncertainty around the ability to play full-season league schedules safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the lack of a fall NCAA championship opportunity,…Read more »

Panthers Football Season Moved to Spring

Panthers Football Season Moved to Spring

Courtesy UNI Athletics: The Missouri Valley Football Conference Presidents Council has announced the league’s schools will not conduct conference competition this fall. In its unwavering commitment to providing meaningful and safe competitive opportunities for the Conference’s student-athletes, the MVFC will play a full eight-game spring league schedule with the expectation to culminate the season with…Read more »

Panther Volleyball Schedule Altered by COVID-19

Panther Volleyball Schedule Altered by COVID-19

From the UNI Athletics Department: The Missouri Valley Conference today announced that UNI soccer and volleyball will compete in a conference-only schedule while Panther cross country, golf and tennis proceeds with their fall schedules with a delayed start. The MVFC has delayed any decision on changes to the fall football schedule. The MVC Presidents Council…Read more »

UNI Football Schedule Announced

UNI Football Schedule Announced

The 2020 UNI football schedule includes all home games kicking off at 4 p.m. this year. The full schedule with game times is below; air time on KXEL is one hour before kickoff. Sep. 05–at Iowa (TBA) Sep. 12–at Idaho State (TBA) Sep. 19–vs. Weber State (4 p.m.–Family Weekend) Sep. 26–vs. North Dakota State (4…Read more »

KXEL to Remain “Home of the Panthers”

KXEL to Remain “Home of the Panthers”

University of Northern Iowa Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, Panther Sports Properties, announced today that News/Talk 1540 AM KXEL will continue to be the radio home for Panther programming when college sports resumes. Concurrent with the 2020-21 collegiate athletics season, KXEL will bring Panther fans high-quality game broadcasts for football, men’s and women’s basketball and…Read more »

Panther Caravan Cancelled

Panther Caravan Cancelled

With recent timelines and guidance released by the CDC in reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak, UNI Athletics and the UNI Alumni Association has canceled the 2020 Panther Caravan. The decision was made with the welfare of UNI fans, staff and student-athletes in mind. The university is also doing everything it can to act as a…Read more »

Panther Seasons End Prematurely

Panther Seasons End Prematurely

Fears of the COVID-19 coronavirus led the NCAA to cancel all sporting events under the organization’s jurisdiction through the end of this school year. That means University of Northern Iowa wrestlers will not have the opportunity to compete in the NCAA wrestling championships, the Panther men’s basketball team will never know whether it would have…Read more »

WBB: UNI Celebrates Solid Finish

WBB: UNI Celebrates Solid Finish

Kam Finley scored a career-high 28 points to lead the UNI Panther women’s basketball team to a 91-78 win against the Drake Bulldogs Friday at the McLeod Center during the regular season finale for both teams. It was the first UNI victory against the Bulldogs since March 2016. The 2019/20 season is the first time…Read more »

MBB: Panthers Out in MVC Quarterfinals

MBB: Panthers Out in MVC Quarterfinals

Shots just wouldn’t fall for the UNI men’s basketball team Friday during a 77-56 loss to the Drake Bulldogs, which eliminated the Panthers from the Missouri Valley Conference tournament during the quarterfinal round. UNI trailed early in the first half and fell behind by as many as 17 points. Battling back, the Panthers drew to…Read more »

MBB: Green, Brown Give UNI a Colorful Year

MBB: Green, Brown Give UNI a Colorful Year

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS The Missouri Valley Conference has announced specialty awards for the 2019-20 season. UNI’s AJ Green has been named the Larry Bird Player of the Year and Isaiah Brown has been named MVC Defensive Player of the Year. Green has finished the MVC regular season leading the Valley in points per…Read more »