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Northern Iowa beats SMU 61-58 in Battle 4 Atlantis 1st round

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Spencer Haldeman scored 15 points to help Northern Iowa beat SMU 61-58 in Wednesday's final first-round game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.

The Panthers (4-1) shot 48 percent and controlled the glass in their fourth straight win since a season-opening loss to reigning national champion North Carolina. Northern Iowa took the lead for good midway through the first half and led by as many as 15 before the break.

The Panthers led just 53-52 with 6 1/2 minutes left, but never relinquished the lead. Bennett Koch hit two key free throws in the last 12 seconds to keep Northern Iowa in control.

Jarrey Foster scored 19 points to lead the Mustangs (4-1), who shot 39 percent and made 6 of 21 3-pointers (29 percent).

Northern Iowa advanced to Thursday's semifinals to face North Carolina State, which upset No. 2 Arizona. SMU will face the Wildcats in the consolation bracket.

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Key Players
K. Carlson
J. Whitt
28.8 Min. Per Game 28.8
7.5 Pts. Per Game 7.5
6.5 Ast. Per Game 6.5
5.8 Reb. Per Game 5.8
48.0 Field Goal % 51.6
27.3 Three Point %
Free Throw % 56.3
  Full timeout called 3.0
+ 2 Jimmy Whitt made jump shot 3.0
  Offensive rebound by Jimmy Whitt 4.0
  Ethan Chargois missed 3-pt. jump shot 6.0
+ 1 Bennett Koch made 2nd of 2 free throws 11.0
+ 1 Bennett Koch made 1st of 2 free throws 11.0
  Personal foul on Jimmy Whitt 10.0
  Defensive rebound by Bennett Koch 14.0
  Shake Milton missed 3-pt. jump shot 16.0
  Defensive rebound by Jarrey Foster 21.0
  Bennett Koch missed free throw 21.0
Team Stats
Points 61 58
Field Goals 23-48 (47.9%) 23-59 (39.0%)
3-Pointers 8-22 (36.4%) 6-21 (28.6%)
Free Throws 7-11 (63.6%) 6-9 (66.7%)
Total Rebounds 37 27
Offensive 5 8
Defensive 27 17
Team 5 2
Assists 10 14
Steals 3 5
Blocks 4 5
Turnovers 16 12
Fouls 12 13
Technicals 0 0
15 PTS, 4 REB, 1 AST
19 PTS, 5 REB
12T
away team logo Northern Iowa 4-1 313061
home team logo SMU 4-1 233558
Team Stats
away team logo Northern Iowa 4-1 65.1 PPG 35.3 RPG 10.9 APG
home team logo SMU 4-1 72.0 PPG 38.8 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
30
S. Haldeman G 7.5 PPG 2.0 RPG 1.1 APG 36.7 FG%
10
J. Foster G 6.9 PPG 3.6 RPG 1.5 APG 34.3 FG%
Top Scorers
S. Haldeman G 15 PTS 4 REB 1 AST
J. Foster G 19 PTS 5 REB 0 AST
47.9 FG% 39.0
36.4 3PT FG% 28.6
63.6 FT% 66.7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Koch 12 8 0 3/7 0/0 6/9 3 29 1 1 4 3 5
T. Pickford 11 9 1 4/8 3/6 0/0 2 34 1 0 1 1 8
J. McCloud 10 1 3 5/10 0/2 0/0 1 33 1 1 5 0 1
K. Carlson 7 8 3 3/6 1/4 0/0 2 40 0 1 2 0 8
I. Brown 4 2 2 2/4 0/2 0/0 2 17 0 1 0 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Koch 12 8 0 3/7 0/0 6/9 3 29 1 1 4 3 5
T. Pickford 11 9 1 4/8 3/6 0/0 2 34 1 0 1 1 8
J. McCloud 10 1 3 5/10 0/2 0/0 1 33 1 1 5 0 1
K. Carlson 7 8 3 3/6 1/4 0/0 2 40 0 1 2 0 8
I. Brown 4 2 2 2/4 0/2 0/0 2 17 0 1 0 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
S. Haldeman 15 4 1 5/11 4/8 1/2 2 29 0 0 3 1 3
A. Phyfe 2 0 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
J. Dahl 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
H. Rhodes 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 7 0 0 1 0 0
T. Friedman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
W. Lohaus - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. McDermott - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Conrey - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. McDonnell - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. de Souza - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Lohaus - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Wentzien - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 61 32 10 23/48 8/22 7/11 12 200 3 4 16 5 27
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Foster 19 5 0 8/14 3/5 0/0 0 38 1 2 2 4 1
S. Milton 14 5 6 5/19 1/7 3/3 1 40 1 0 3 1 4
J. Whitt 11 6 4 5/10 0/0 1/2 1 37 1 2 2 2 4
B. Emelogu II 9 4 2 3/10 1/4 2/2 3 38 2 0 2 1 3
E. Chargois 0 0 1 0/3 0/3 0/0 2 11 0 1 1 0 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Foster 19 5 0 8/14 3/5 0/0 0 38 1 2 2 4 1
S. Milton 14 5 6 5/19 1/7 3/3 1 40 1 0 3 1 4
J. Whitt 11 6 4 5/10 0/0 1/2 1 37 1 2 2 2 4
B. Emelogu II 9 4 2 3/10 1/4 2/2 3 38 2 0 2 1 3
E. Chargois 0 0 1 0/3 0/3 0/0 2 11 0 1 1 0 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
E. Ray 5 3 1 2/2 1/1 0/2 5 29 0 0 2 0 3
W. Douglas 0 1 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1
E. Landrum 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1
A. Agau - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Pyle - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Wilfong - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 58 25 14 23/59 6/21 6/9 13 200 5 5 12 8 17