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Panthers advance to second round

Panthers advance to second round

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

December 5, 2019

A slow-paced, defensive battle was the story for the first round FCS playoffs matchup in the UNI-Dome, which pitted the 8-4 Panthers against the 9-2 Toreros from the University of San Diego. Playing in the warmth of the Dome, UNI held the high-powered Toreros offense to only three points and just 26 r...

Panther volleyball claims NCAA Tournament bid

Panther volleyball claims NCAA Tournament bid

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

December 5, 2019

The Panther volleyball team hosted this season’s Missouri Valley Conference tournament, making it all the way to the championship match against Illinois State.  The Panthers ultimately fell short against the Redbirds, but good news rolled into Cedar Falls Sunday night leaving the Panthers elated to ...

Panthers go 1-1 in Cancun, defeat Luther 110-51

Panthers go 1-1 in Cancun, defeat Luther 110-51

JACOB POTTER, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

It’s been quite the adventure already for the 2019-20 men’s basketball team after visiting historic sites like the Colosseum in Rome this summer and recently escaping the Iowa cold for Cancun, Mexico last week. “It was super nice being down there,” starting point guard A.J. Green said.  “The...

Panthers fall to Alabama and Ohio State in Las Vegas

Panthers fall to Alabama and Ohio State in Las Vegas

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

December 5, 2019

The Panther women’s basketball team headed out west last week to Las Vegas to participate in the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout on Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30.  Unable to extend their 5-0 start to the season, the Panthers ultimately fell 87-77 to Alabama and 64-46 to Ohio State. On F...

Panthers win two at home, highlighted by Berhow’s 36

Panthers win two at home, highlighted by Berhow’s 36

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

November 21, 2019

The UNI men’s basketball team advanced to 6-0 after taking down UT Martin 87-67 on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and taking care of business against Cornell College 88-66 on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Trae Berhow led the way against UT Martin with a career-high 36 points and a record-tying eight three-pointers. “As...

Panther Train comes up short at Northwestern 24-20

Panther Train comes up short at Northwestern 24-20

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

November 21, 2019

UNI Wrestling traveled out to Evanston, Ill., on Sunday, Nov. 17 for a battle with the Northwestern Wildcats.  The Panther Train sought a solid win over their Big Ten opponent, but fell just short 24-20. “We could look at a few guys and say, ‘Wow he wrestled incredibly’ […]  A few of the oth...

Father-son bond– A.J. Green’s dream to play under his dad

Father-son bond– A.J. Green’s dream to play under his dad

JACOB POTTER, Sports Editor

November 21, 2019

Ever since UNI’s starting point guard A.J. Green was in middle school, he envisioned the dream of playing for UNI under his dad Kyle Green, UNI associate head coach, with the two being able to enjoy the journey together every step of the way. “It’s something I’m really grateful for,” A.J. Green...

Panthers fall to No. 8 South Dakota State 38-7

Panthers fall to No. 8 South Dakota State 38-7

JACOB POTTER, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

In a battle of two top 10 FCS teams, No. 4 UNI couldn’t overcome No. 8 South Dakota State, who was led by a defense that held their opponents to an average of 16.4 points per game this season. The Panthers went into halftime only down 7-0 and were mounting a comeback at 17-7 heading into the fourt...

Men’s basketball win two at home, advance to 4-0

Men’s basketball win two at home, advance to 4-0

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

November 18, 2019

The UNI men’s basketball team hosted two highly competitive home games this past week, taking down CSU Bakersfield 67-55 on Wed, Nov. 13 and defeating Northern Colorado 77-72 in an overtime thriller on Saturday, Nov. 16.  With the two wins, the Panthers remain perfect on the season with a 4-0 record...

Panthers take down Bulldogs, move to 21-9 overall

Panthers take down Bulldogs, move to 21-9 overall

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

November 18, 2019

The first place UNI volleyball team took on their in-state rival Drake University on Friday night in a matchup of Missouri Valley Conference foes. The Panthers continued their winning ways to take down the Bulldogs in three straight sets for the sweep to move to 21-9 overall. Head coach Bobbi Petersen commented on the ...

Women’s basketball defeats Mizzou & Iowa, advance to 4-0

Women’s basketball defeats Mizzou & Iowa, advance to 4-0

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

November 18, 2019

The UNI women’s basketball team continued their strong start to the season with a 78-73 road win at the University of Missouri on Wednesday, Nov. 13, along with an 88-66 home victory against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sunday. “Winning on the road is extremely hard,” head coach Tanya Warren said. “You h...

Six Panthers claim titles in season opener

Six Panthers claim titles in season opener

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

November 14, 2019

The UNI wrestling team, better known as the Panther Train, returned this week for the first time since national champion Drew Foster won it all six months ago. Returning three All-Americans and three NCAA qualifiers, the Panthers opened up their season with a bang at the Harold Nichols Open at Iowa St...

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