Northern Iowa vs Missouri State

N. Iowa 69, Missouri St. 63


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Seth Tuttle scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, Anthony James added 17 points, and Northern Iowa moved into sole possession of third place in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 69-63 victory over Missouri State on Tuesday night.

Tuttle was 6 of 7 from the field and had three steals for the Panthers (17-11, 10-6), who moved a game ahead of Indiana State in the standings after the Sycamores lost to conference leader Wichita State. Creighton, which beat Southern Illinois, is in second place.

James dished out eight assists for UNI, which also got 11 points from Matt Bohannon.

Marcus Marshall had 25 points for the Bears (8-20, 6-10), who jumped out to a 15-5 lead. But Northern Iowa rallied to take a 30-27 advantage into halftime and never trailed again.

UNI swept its season series with Missouri State, having won 48-37 at home Feb. 5.

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Northern Iowa Panthers
J. Koch, F302-85-65139
S. Tuttle, F286-77-8120319
M. Sonnen, G332-90-00026
A. James, G326-95-628117
D. Mitchell, G221-50-01213
M. Bohannon283-62-220211
C. Rank222-40-13024
M. Singleton50-00-01010
Totals 22-4819-2328111569
Missouri State Bears
C. Kirk, F335-122-261312
G. Thurman, F130-10-01100
M. Marshall, G377-139-922125
A. Downing, G353-63-36619
D. Williams, G131-30-02013
K. Pickens303-72-37039
N. Scheer272-50-01155
D. Wilson70-00-00020
B. Marshall50-00-00000
T. Aromona00-00-00000
Totals 21-4716-1727111663
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
DUQ 49 Final
IND 72 Final
MU 67 Final
SHU 46
VCU 62 Final
STL 76
UVA 50 Final
UM 54
FLA 60 Final