Scores

Final

Indiana State 87

(17-5, 8-2 MVC)

Northern Iowa 81

(11-11, 5-5 MVC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:00 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

    1 2 T
    INST 34 5387
    UNI 45 3681

    Top Performers

    Indiana St: K. Smith 18 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl

    Northern Iowa: S. Tuttle 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Indiana St. rallies to beat Northern Iowa 87-81

    Associated Press

    CENTER FALLS, Iowa -- Khristian Smith scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Indiana State rallied back from a double-digit halftime deficit to defeat Northern Iowa 87-81 on Saturday night.

    Northern Iowa (11-11, 5-5 Missouri Valley Conference) led 45-34 at the half but Indiana State went on a 12-1 run to open up the second and tie up the score with 16:09 remaining. The Sycamores (17-5, 8-2) combined for three 3-pointers in the run, and shot 9 of 23 from distance.

    Dawon Cummings finished with 18 points and four 3-pointers for Indiana State, scoring 11 points in the second half.

    The Sycamores held Northern Iowa to seven points in the first 7 minutes of the second half. Northern Iowa went on a 10-5 run in the final minute, but couldn't close the gap.

    Deon Mitchell scored 21 points to lead the Panthers, who combined to shoot 49.1 percent from the floor.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    INST
    UNI
    Points 87 81
    FG Made-Attempted 24-52 (.462) 28-57 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 8-23 (.348)
    FT Made-Attempted 30-39 (.769) 17-23 (.739)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Feb 1, 2014 INST 87, @UNI 81Recap
    Mar 1, 2014 UNI 71, @INST 69Recap