Category Archives: UNI Panthers

Thanksgiving Week Feast of Panther Basketball

Thanksgiving Week Feast of Panther Basketball

The UNI basketball teams return to play on Wednesday, Nov. 25 in a radio doubleheader! Here’s the schedule…five games in four days all on News/Talk 1540 KXEL: Wed. Nov. 25–UNI Men’s Basketball v. Western Kentucky at Crossover Classic, air time 3:00 p.m. Wed. Nov. 25–UNI Women’s Basketball at Iowa, air time 6:15 p.m. Thu. Nov.…Read more »

UNI Spring Football Schedule Announced

UNI Spring Football Schedule Announced

(From UNI Athletics…whenever or wherever they play, you can hear the games on the flagship station–News/Talk 1540 KXEL, the Home of the Panthers.) ST. LOUIS – UNI Football opens the 2021 spring football season with a home game against Illinois State on Feb. 20 at the UNI-Dome. The game is the first of eight Missouri Valley…Read more »

Panther MBB Conference Schedule Set

Panther MBB Conference Schedule Set

The flagship station of UNI Men’s Basketball is News/Talk 1540 KXEL! (from UNI Athletics) The Missouri Valley Conference has released the 2020-21 men’s basketball conference schedule. The UNI Panthers are slated for 18 games of conference play from Dec. 30, 2020 through Feb. 27, 2021. The State Farm MVC Tournament, commonly known as Arch Madness,…Read more »

Panther WBB Conference Schedule Set

Panther WBB Conference Schedule Set

The exclusive radio home of the UNI Women’s Basketball team is News/Talk 1540 KXEL! (from UNI Athletics) UNI Women’s basketball opens 2020-21 Missouri Valley Conference play on New Year’s Eve at Illinois State before traveling to Bradley on Jan. 2, according to the schedule released by the MVC. While the Panthers open on the road,…Read more »

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 »