Colorado State vs Northern Iowa

N. Iowa 83, Colorado St. 77


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Anthony James scored 28 points to lead Northern Iowa to an 83-77 victory against Colorado State on Saturday in a Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge game.

James had eight rebounds as the Panthers (7-1) never trailed en route to winning their sixth straight. Seth Tuttle added 16 points, Deon Mitchell 12 and Chip Rank 10.

Dorian Green had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Rams (5-3). Wes Eikmeier scored 19 points and Dwight Smith 17.

Northern Iowa ended the first half on a 9-0 run over the last 3:16, with James scoring seven points on two jumpers and a 3-pointer. That gave the Panthers a 41-30 lead at the break, and Colorado State got no closer than 11 in the second half.

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Colorado State Rams
W. Bell, F263-50-04016
G. Smith, F254-100-03049
D. Green, G398-131-292421
W. Eikmeier, G386-155-624319
J. Carr, G211-12-21055
D. Smith316-83-343317
K. Sabas130-10-01110
T. Williams40-10-00010
C. Mann30-10-02010
Totals 28-5511-1329102377
Northern Iowa Panthers
S. Tuttle, F306-64-610316
J. Koch, F211-35-65228
J. Moran, G341-40-00122
A. James, G3111-183-482128
D. Mitchell, G262-46-815012
M. Sonnen241-30-01203
C. Rank172-35-620410
A. Pehl81-12-22144
M. Morrison60-00-00010
M. Singleton30-00-00000
Totals 25-4225-3222131783
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Colorado St.13-524-1266
Boise St.12-620-1272
Fresno St.11-720-1376
New Mexico10-817-1486
San Diego St9-919-1498
San Jose St.7-1114-16191
Utah St.7-1114-17181
Air Force4-1412-21251

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Other games
NC 72 Final
Kentucky 73
Iowa St 66 Final
Michigan 76
UTRGV 35 Final
Ohio St 64
Purdue 63 Final
XAV 66
Arkansas 62 Final
UConn 75
GONZ 75 Final
Illinois 82
MU 61 Final
Wisc 54
PITT 61 Final
Tenn 56
S Florida 42 Final
Kansas 70
PORT 53 Final
STL 73
SFA 42 Final
Tx A&M 55
Aus Peay 60 Final
Memphis 91
W Virg 62 Final
Miss St 75