Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 65

(11-12, 5-6 MVC)

Illinois State 76

(13-10, 6-5 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, February 5, 2014

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    UNI 34 3165
    ILST 31 4576

    Top Performers

    Northern Iowa: M. Bohannon 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Illinois State: B. Hunter 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Illinois State defeats Northern Iowa 76-65

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ill. -- Bobby Hunter scored 17 points and grabbed three rebounds as Illinois State defeated Northern Iowa 76-65 on Wednesday night.

    Daishon Knight had 15 points and four rebounds for the Redbirds (13-10, 6-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Zach Lofton came off the bench to score 14 with five rebounds and three assists and Jamaal Samuel added 10 points.

    Illinois State had a 34-31 advantage at halftime but Northern Iowa mounted a 17-2 run -- capped by a Knight 3-pointer -- early in the second period to go up 50-41 with 12:09 remaining. The Panthers came back to within four with 5:35 left but the Redbirds responded with an 18-11 run to finish the game.

    Matt Bohannon had 19 points and four rebounds for the Panthers (11-12, 5-6). Seth Tuttle added 15 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNI
    ILST
    Points 65 76
    FG Made-Attempted 22-48 (.458) 24-55 (.436)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 21-24 (.875)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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