Football

FB: Panthers Fall in FCS Quarterfinals

FB: Panthers Fall in FCS Quarterfinals

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS. The UNI Panther defense did what it has done all year long, stand tall in their own territory, create turnovers and cause havoc in the defensive backfield, but the Panther offense couldn’t find a rhythm and the Panthers fell to James Madison 17-0 Friday night in the Shenandoah Valley. The…

FB: Panthers Win Playoff Rematch vs SDSU

FB: Panthers Win Playoff Rematch vs SDSU

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS. Trevor Allen rushed for 90 yards and scored a touchdown and the Panther defense tallied three takeaways and held South Dakota State to just 89 yards in the second half to earn a 13-10 win over the Jackrabbits in the second round of the FCS Playoffs Saturday in South Dakota.…

FB: Panthers Dot MVFC Honor Roll

FB: Panthers Dot MVFC Honor Roll

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS. Twelve UNI football student-athletes were named to Missouri Valley Football All-Conference Teams announced by the league Monday. Five Panthers earned first-team honors, four UNI players were named to the second team and three were named honorable mention honorees. Senior guard Jackson Scott-Brown, junior defensive tackle Elerson G. Smith, sophomore receiver…

FB: Takeaways Help Panthers Advance in FCS Playoffs

FB: Takeaways Help Panthers Advance in FCS Playoffs

Defensive tackle Brawntae Wells gave the UNI Panthers all the scoring they would need Saturday during a 17-3 playoff win against the San Diego Toreros at the UNI-Dome. On the third play from scrimmage, Wells snagged a Reid Sinnett pass and hauled it 34 yards in the other direction into the end zone. For much…

Men's Basketball

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…

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…

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…

MBB: Panthers Finish MVC Slate at the Top

MBB: Panthers Finish MVC Slate at the Top

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS The UNI Panthers claimed the Missouri Valley Conference regular season title by defeating the Drake Bulldogs 70-43 in the Knapp Center Saturday.   Austin Phyfe led the Panthers with physical play in the paint, hauling in 18 rebounds, while scoring 17 points. Both AJ Green and Isaiah Brown recorded 15 points,…

Women's Basketball

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…

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…

WBB: Panthers Win Last MVC Road Game

WBB: Panthers Win Last MVC Road Game

Nicole Kroeger’s three-point basket tied Sunday’s game with 2:39 remaining, putting the UNI Panthers in position outrace the Loyola Ramblers during the closing minutes for a 73-70 victory at Gentile Arena in Chicago. On the next UNI possession, Megan Maahs broke the 61-61 tie with a layup, and the Panthers led the rest of the…

WBB: Crusaders Stop UNI Friday

WBB: Crusaders Stop UNI Friday

FROM UNI ATHLETICS MEDIA RELATIONS A three-point shot at the buzzer was deflected and UNI women’s basketball fell 72-69 on the road to the Valparaiso Crusaders Friday. The Panthers and Crusaders were identical from the field, both going 26-53 (49%), but Valpo hit two more three-pointers than UNI and made one more free throw. The…

Twitter