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Panthers take senior day, 64-52

Panthers take senior day, 64-52

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

February 24, 2020

The UNI Men’s basketball team traveled to Terre Haute, Ind., last Thursday following a loss to Loyola on the road and looking to continue their winning ways, but were unable to stop the Sycamores. The Panthers opened up the game, not looking like themselves as they were down 26-12 after just nin...

Panther Train takes down Badgers

Panther Train takes down Badgers

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

Rounding out the regular season slate of matches for the UNI Panther wrestling team was a trip to Madison, Wis. for a match against the University of Wisconsin Badgers. Coming into the match ranked No. 17 in the nation, the Panther men would take down the 12th-ranked Badgers 20-18 in a back-and-fort...

Panthers fall to Indiana State in OT, defeat Bradley

Panthers fall to Indiana State in OT, defeat Bradley

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

February 24, 2020

The women’s basketball team split two MVC matches in the McLeod last week, falling to the Illinois State Redbirds 61-69 in overtime on Thursday, Feb. 20 and defeating the Bradley Braves 64-57 on Saturday, Feb. 22. “All of our goals are still in play but one,” said head coach Tanya Warren. “Can...

Panthers place 5th in MVC

Panthers place 5th in MVC

NICHOLAS SCHINDLER, Sports Writer

February 24, 2020

The University of Northern Iowa Women’s Swim and Dive team headed down to Columbia, Miss., for the conference tournament last Wednesday through Saturday.  Going into the tournament, the Panthers were 11-5 on the year for their meets and hopeful for a conference win. After all the recording of swims ...

Panthers go 1-4 in Hillenbrand Invitational

Panthers go 1-4 in Hillenbrand Invitational

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

February 20, 2020

The UNI softball team traveled to Arizona for the Hillenbrand Invitational where they went 1-4 on Friday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 16. “This week was a definite learning experience for our team,” said head coach Ryan Jacobs. “And typically every year we try to schedule us a really good en...

Tennis picks up first win of the season in Michigan tourney

Tennis picks up first win of the season in Michigan tourney

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

The Northern Iowa women’s tennis team took a road trip to Michigan this past weekend for a three-match slate against Ball State University, Western Michigan University and Ferris State University. Still searching for their first victory of the season, UNI would drop the first two matches of the weeken...

March Madness predictions: which conference is the best?

March Madness predictions: which conference is the best?

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

February 20, 2020

The college basketball season is coming down the wire on one of the most exciting seasons we have seen for quite some time, with only two weeks away from the start of the official post-season play with conference tournaments starting on March 3rd. This season has been a rollercoaster of a ride as fi...

Panther Train takes senior night 36-6

Panther Train takes senior night 36-6

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

February 17, 2020

The Panther Train celebrated senior night at the West Gym against West Virginia as six seniors finished out their careers at home. Isaiah Patton, Bryce Steiert, Jay Schwarm, Paden Moore, Taylor Lujan and Max Thomsen all finished their final meet with a blowout win, 36-6 team win. Jay Schwarm (125) ...

Loyola Ramblers take Panthers on the road in overtime

Loyola Ramblers take Panthers on the road in overtime

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

Earlier this season, the UNI Panthers and Loyola-Chicago Ramblers met in front of a sellout crowd in the McLeod Center. The Panther men prevailed in overtime over their MVC rivals, indicating two evenly matched conference foes. This past Saturday, the two met again in Chicago for the second of two ...

Panthers split in Indiana against Indiana State, Evansville

Panthers split in Indiana against Indiana State, Evansville

BRIELLE KIEWIET, Sports Writer

February 17, 2020

Panther women’s basketball split two MVC games on the road in Indiana, falling to Indiana State 63-65 and defeating Evansville 67-49 on Thursday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb. 15, respectively. The Panthers led the Indiana State Sycamores 29-26 at the half on Thursday night and quickly gained a 12-po...

Panthers take down Southern Illinois in overtime

Panthers take down Southern Illinois in overtime

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

February 13, 2020

UNI was coming off a tough loss at home to Missouri State and was plagued with turnovers. The Purple and Gold turned that momentum around as the Southern Illinois Salukis came into town to face the Panthers women’s basketball team in a game that needed extra time to find a winner. The game started out...

UNI takes final two games of UNI-Dome Classic

UNI takes final two games of UNI-Dome Classic

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

After a rough start to their six game, season-opening slate of games, the UNI softball team would bounce back in a big way during their last two games on Sunday of the Doc Halverson UNI-Dome Classic. With a doubleheader matchup against DePaul University and the University of South Dakota to round out ...

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