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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...

Steelers fans, say goodbye to Antonio Brown

Steelers fans, say goodbye to Antonio Brown

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

February 21, 2019


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The relationship between star wide receiver Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers front office has grown fragile in recent months. The disgruntled All-Pro pass-catcher and Steelers owner, Art Rooney II, met on Tuesday to discuss Brown’s future with the team, with Brown later posting on Twitter ...

Team Giannis falters despite entertaining play

Team Giannis falters despite entertaining play

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

February 21, 2019


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Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets hosted the NBA All-Star Game at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. this past weekend. It was a game in which Team LeBron and Team Giannis squared off against each other for a showdown pitting the world’s greatest basketball talents against one another. It was a g...

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 at Wisconsin, Tritle breaks record

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

February 18, 2019


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UNI track and field sent a select squad of athletes to Madison, Wis. to compete in the Red and White Classic over the weekend prior to the Missouri Valley Conference Championships in the UNI-Dome next weekend. Sending some of the top throwers in the nation, the Panthers were able to take home four...

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...

Panther women travel west, devour Crusaders

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019


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UNI women’s basketball engaged in a matinee battle against the Crusaders of Valparaiso University on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Panthers left Indiana with a 64-56 victory led by the versatile forward, Bre Gunnels, and their leading scorer, Karli Rucker (14.1 ppg). Gunnels notched a double-double with 1...

NBA All Stars pick- Team Giannis or LeBron?

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019


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Who is the greatest player to play in the NBA in 2019? This question looms after two All-Stars were allowed to create their own dream roster for the 2019 All-Star Game that will be played in Charlotte, NC, on Sunday, Feb. 17. A cream-of-the-crop roster was created by team captains Lebron James of Los Angeles L...

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...

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