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Northern Colorado vs Northern Iowa

N. Iowa 78, N. Colorado 69


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Johnny Moran shot 6 for 6 from the free-throw line and finished with 17 points to lead Northern Iowa past Northern Colorado 78-69 on Sunday.

The Panthers (2-1) went ahead for good midway through the second half when Jake Koch hit a 3-pointer to break a 54-all tie. They went on to lead by as many as 10 points in the final minute.

Koch finished with 15 points while Deon Mitchell and Marc Sonnen added 12 each and Anthony James scored 10.

The Bears (0-3) led throughout much of the first half, shooting 40 percent from the field and making 5 of 8 from beyond the arc. But they sent the Panthers to the free-throw line 14 times in the second half and the Northern Iowa made 12 of those tries.

The Bears' Paul Garnica led the game with 22 points, including six 3-pointers, while Tate Unruh added 12 points.

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Northern Colorado Bears
M. Proctor, F242-42-23056
T. Huskisson, F130-12-21202
C. Osborne, C181-20-04242
P. Garnica, G367-152-232222
T. Unruh, G304-92-251312
E. Lloyd313-52-21329
E. Addo242-50-02146
T. Svihovec142-30-01226
B. Keane101-12-22014
Totals 22-4512-1229132369
Northern Iowa Panthers
J. Koch, F244-85-523215
S. Tuttle, F101-11-20133
J. Moran, G374-96-611217
A. James, G323-94-423010
D. Mitchell, G204-60-033012
M. Sonnen254-62-323212
C. Rank190-41-20121
A. Pehl132-20-05024
M. Martino100-00-01010
M. Singleton102-20-03114
Totals 24-4719-2220161578
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.J. Tech0-020-11159

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Other games
Old Dom 52 Final
Kentucky 62
COPS 70 Final
UConn 87
MS Val St 75 Final
NC 101
USA 39 Final
Florida St 80
Purdue 56 Final
Alabama 65
Ole Miss 66 Final
MU 96