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Northern Iowa holds off EKU at Paradise Jam

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) - A.J. Green scored 23 points, and Northern Iowa held off a late challenge to beat Eastern Kentucky 90-85 Saturday in the consolation round of the Paradise Jam tournament.

Spencer Halderman added 16 points as five UNI players finished in double figures for the Panthers (2-2), who led from the start at the University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center.

Nick Mayo scored 27 points to lead five players in double figures for the Colonels (2-3), who rallied from a 16-point deficit in the final four minutes.

Northern Iowa led 82-66 with 4:02 left, but Eastern Kentucky cut the margin to one-point twice, the last at 84-83 on Mayo's 3-pointer with 1:05 remaining.

The Colonels had a chance to take the lead, but Peyton Broughton missed a layup off a steal with 40 seconds left. The Panthers sealed the win with a 6-2 run.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 1 AJ Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 7.0
  AJ Green missed 1st of 2 free throws 7.0
  Personal foul on Peyton Broughton 7.0
+ 2 Kelvin Robinson made layup 9.0
+ 1 AJ Green made 2nd of 2 free throws 13.0
+ 1 AJ Green made 1st of 2 free throws 13.0
  Personal foul on Nick Mayo 13.0
  Defensive rebound by AJ Green 14.0
  Lachlan Anderson missed 3-pt. jump shot 16.0
+ 1 AJ Green made free throw 25.0
  Shooting foul on Kelvin Robinson 25.0
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Northern Iowa 2-2 484290
home team logo E. Kentucky 2-3 424385
Team Stats
away team logo Northern Iowa 2-2 66.8 PPG 35.2 RPG 11.3 APG
home team logo E. Kentucky 2-3 82.8 PPG 41.1 RPG 14.8 APG
Key Players
4
A. Green 15.3 PPG 2.9 RPG 2.1 APG 40.9 FG%
10
N. Mayo 23.2 PPG 8.7 RPG 2.3 APG 44.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB