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UNI falls to Wichita after four straight wins

UNI falls to Wichita after four straight wins

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
February 20
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The men’s basketball team won their fourth game in a row after a close 64-61 victory over Bradley University but then fell on the road to Wichita State, 73-44. In their game against Bradley, Jeremy Morgan opened the game with 2 three-pointers and assisted Bennett Koch, who found the open lane and thr...

Mixed results and weather in Vegas

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer
February 20
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The Northern Iowa softball team traveled out West for the DeMarini Classic in Las Vegas hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNVL). UNI came into the tournament 4-1 and ended up playing three competitive games. They would have played five total games, but rain on Saturday canceled both the Bois...

Panthers finish number one in MAC

Panthers finish number one in MAC

ZACH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer
February 16
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The Panther wrestling team was relentless this weekend as they took on the University of Buffalo on Friday night and the University of Missouri Sunday afternoon. They clinched a 22-16 victory at home over the Bulls and UNI finished No. 1 in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) after knocking-off the Mizzou wi...

Softball girls go 4-1 at UNI-Dome Classic

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
February 16
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The women’s softball team kicked their season off after they hosted the UNI-Dome Classic on Feb. 10. The team won four of their five games, their only loss coming from Wisconsin with a final score of 1-0. The teams they defeated and their final score include Toledo (8-0), Montana (10-2), South Da...

WBB bounce back with win

February 13
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The women’s basketball team bounced back after last week’s rough loss by beating the Bradley Braves 70-50 in McLeod on Friday. This win put UNI at 17-6 for the season, the eighth straight season with 17 or more wins. It also gave them their tenth Missouri Valley win keeping them securely in second...

Men’s team wins three in a row

Men’s team wins three in a row

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
February 13
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A total of 3,921 basketball fans piled into the McLeod Center Feb. 8 to witness UNI defeat Southern Illinois with a final score of 49-41. UNI scored 22 points in the first half and 27 in the second, compared to the Saluki’s 17 and 24. The first points on the board for UNI came from a layup by Klint ...

Panthers drop close one on road

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer
February 9
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The women’s basketball team let a close victory slip away Sunday afternoon. The Panthers traveled to Southern Illinois to take on the Salukis. They were unable to repeat their previous 30-point win, and lost with a final score of 64-69. This is UNI’ second loss in nine days, and the last time th...

Wrestling seniors approach final meet

Wrestling seniors approach final meet

ZACHARIAH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer
February 9
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Writer’s note: Thank you, senior Panthers, for all your years of hard work and dedication to the wrestling team; it has been an honor to support you. After a long run in the spotlight, the Panther wrestlers fell to Oklahoma this past Sunday, 13-27, in the McLeod Center. The Sooners, ranked No. 15 in th...

WBB ambush Aces, 62-36

WBB ambush Aces, 62-36

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer
February 6
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The Northern Iowa Women’s Basketball team got off to a very slow start Friday against the Evansville Purple Ace. The first half saw UNI shoot 26 percent from the field, while the Aces hit 32 percent of their shots. UNI hit six threes to Evansville lone make behind the arc, enabling UNI to lead the g...

Men’s team defends home court

Men’s team defends home court

DYLAN PADY, Sports Editor
February 6
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On Saturday, February 4 the UNI men’s basketball team defended their home court and emerged victorious over the Indiana State Sycamores with a final score of 65-60. Bennett Koch, Jeremy Morgan, Jordan Ashton, Klint Carlson and Juwan McCloud all recorded 10 points or more by the end of the night. I...

UNI wrestling stays undefeated in MAC

ZACHARIAH HUNTLEY, Sports Writer
February 2
Filed under Sports

This has been quite an exciting week for all Panther wrestlers, as the team has continued to earn top notches individually and collectively — never ceasing their increasing momentum throughout the season. Of the many feats that the UNI wrestlers have accomplished, advancing to first place in the Mid-Ameri...

Pro-Bowl flops in ratings and excitement

Pro-Bowl flops in ratings and excitement

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Columnist
February 2
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The NFL Pro-Bowl took place this last weekend, along with a multitude of lesser events to kill time until Super Bowl Sunday. Orlando replaced Honolulu as the site, but one thing stayed the same -— television ratings dropped for the sixth straight season. The 4.6 Nielsen rating is the lowest for the ev...

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