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Panthers defeat Purple Aces

Panthers defeat Purple Aces

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

February 21, 2019


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Freshman AJ Green stepped up big for the Panthers in their win on Sunday, Feb. 17, over the University of Evansville. UNI outscored the Purple Aces 73-58. From the very beginning, Green caught fire, scoring the Panthers’ first six points off two three-pointers. Green led the way for the Panthers in...

Panthers beat Redbirds, 77-64

Panthers beat Redbirds, 77-64

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

February 18, 2019


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The Panther men’s basketball team hosted the Illinois State University Redbirds on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls. UNI squared up against a Missouri Valley Conference foe that came to town ranked second in the conference. The defensive and offensive play of the Panthers was ...

Panthers fall to top dog, Drake

Panthers fall to top dog, Drake

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

February 18, 2019


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The UNI women’s basketball team traveled to Drake University to take on the Bulldogs in a conference battle between two of the top three teams in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Panthers are currently playing without senior guard, Ellie Howell, who is out with an injury, but coach Tanya Warren s...

Softball travels to warmer weather, goes 3-2

Softball travels to warmer weather, goes 3-2

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

February 18, 2019


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The UNI softball team escaped the harsh Iowa winter and headed to Florida this past weekend, traveling to Jacksonville to participate in the Osprey/Dolphin Invitational.  The Panthers finished 3-2 over the weekend, tallying a record of 6-4 on the season. “Hopefully we’re in sun and we’re i...

UNI competes in Doc Halverson

UNI competes in Doc Halverson

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019


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Panther Softball season is officially underway as UNI hosted the annual UNI-Dome Classic this past weekend, Feb. 8-10. Head coach Ryan Jacobs announced Saturday morning that the tournament would be renamed the Doc Halverson Classic, named after longtime supporter and fan of Panther athletics. Accordin...

Panthers fend off late rally by Loyola

Panthers fend off late rally by Loyola

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

February 11, 2019


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In a Missouri Valley Conference matchup, the UNI women’s basketball squad took a short trip to Chicago Friday night, walking away victorious with a final score of 71-65. Offensively, both teams were able to get going quickly, as the score remained tied at the end of the first quarter, 20-20. Pri...

Panthers drop two conference contests

Panthers drop two conference contests

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

February 11, 2019


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The Panthers hosted Bradley University before traveling to Des Moines to take on Drake University for a two-game stretch this past week. The purple and gold fell in both contests, losing to the Braves, 79-71 and to the Bulldogs, 83-77, dropping to 10-15 overall and 5-7 in conference play. The firs...

Grapplers head west, regain Big 12 momentum

Grapplers head west, regain Big 12 momentum

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

February 11, 2019


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On Friday, the 17th-ranked UNI wrestling team traveled out west to the Beehive State, taking on the Utah Valley University Wolverines for a Big 12 Conference matchup in Orem, Utah. The Panthers were coming off a tough road defeat at the hands of Big 12 rival Oklahoma State earlier in the week. The mat...

UNI defeats Salukis, goes 1-1

UNI defeats Salukis, goes 1-1

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

February 7, 2019


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The UNI women were victorious last Friday against the Southern Illinois Salukis in the McLeod Center, 65-53. The Panthers lead 31-23 at halftime in part because of their 47 percent shooting at the break. Ellie Howell shot 6-11 from the field and led all Panther players with 18 points along with fou...

Cowboys wrangle Panthers at Stillwater

Cowboys wrangle Panthers at Stillwater

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

February 4, 2019


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Ranked 16th in the country, the UNI wrestling team traveled south to challenge second-ranked Oklahoma State University, taking on the coveted opportunity to escape the frozen tundra that has recently been the Midwest. The purple and gold walked away with three wins highlighted by Taylor Lujan, ranked...

Swimming and diving closes out regular season

Swimming and diving closes out regular season

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

February 4, 2019


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The UNI swimming and diving teams closed out their regular season in Iowa City on Friday night, taking on the University of Iowa Hawkeyes along with the Western Illinois University Leathernecks. The Panthers were victorious against Western Illinois with a 181-43 victory, yet failed to top their in-state...

Panthers travel to Terre Haute, cut down trees

Panthers travel to Terre Haute, cut down trees

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

January 31, 2019


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Swoosh! That’s the sound of the Northern Iowa Women’s Basketball team making incredible shots against the Indiana State Sycamores. The Panther women traveled out to Terre Haute, Ind., to compete this Sunday, winning by the score 71-51. The Panthers performed well, shooting 54 percent from the fiel...

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