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UNI Panthers (10-9)


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vs. Valpo 
W 81-76
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vs. Drake 
W 68-54
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@ SIU 
1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET9:00 PM GMT5:00 PM 北京时间2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST
vs. IllSt 
5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET1:00 PM GMT9:00 PM 北京时间6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST
@ Ly-Il 
1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET9:00 PM GMT5:00 PM 北京时间2:00 PM MST4:00 PM EST

Northern Iowa pulls away early in 2nd, beats Drake 68-54

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Bennett Koch scored 19 points and Northern Iowa pulled away early in the second half to beat Drake 68-54 on Tuesday night.

Northern Iowa (10-9, 2-5 Missouri Valley Conference) has won two straight since snapping a seven-game skid, and has beaten Drake (11-9, 5-2) in 16 of the last 18 games.

The Bulldogs had their last lead, 38-37 with 15 minutes left before Northern Iowa used a 23-11 surge for a 60-49 lead with four minutes remaining. Back-to-back 3s from Spencer Haldeman and Tywhon Pickford made it a 17-point Panther advantage with 2:28 to go.

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Leaders
Points: B. Koch12.9
Rebounds: T. Pickford9.0
Assists: J. McCloud2.4
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: B. Koch80.2%
3P%: S. Haldeman47.0%
Steals: J. McCloud1.2
Blocks: B. Koch0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova17-1
2 Virginia16-1
3 Purdue18-2
4 Oklahoma14-3
5 Duke16-2
6 West Virginia15-3
7 Wichita State15-3
8 Texas Tech15-3
9 Michigan State16-3
10 Kansas15-3
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova17-1
2 Virginia16-1
3 Purdue18-2
4 Wichita State15-3
5 Duke16-2
6 Oklahoma14-3
7 West Virginia15-3
8 Texas Tech15-3
9 Michigan State16-3
10 Kansas15-3
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Missouri Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Loyola Chicago 5-2 15-4
Missouri State 5-2 15-5
Drake 5-2 11-9
Illinois State 4-3 10-9
Indiana State 4-3 9-10
Bradley 3-4 13-7
Southern Illinois 3-4 11-9
Evansville 2-5 12-8
Valparaiso 2-5 11-9
UNI 2-5 10-9
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 65.7 (328)
Rebounds: 8.3 (306)
Assists: 11.1 (332)
FG%: 42.4% (287)
FT%: 73.5% (92)
3P%: 35.5% (152)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 61.6 (6)
Rebounds: 27.8 (51)
Assists: 10.6 (26)
FG%: 39.4% (22)
FT%: 70.9% (182)
3P%: 34.2% (158)
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