North Dakota vs Northern Iowa

N. Iowa 72, North Dakota 47


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Jake Koch had 16 points and eight rebounds as Northern Iowa defeated North Dakota 72-47 Saturday.

Koch was 10 for 10 from the free-throw line and also had four assists for the Panthers (3-0). Chip Rank added 13 points and Matt Bohannon had 11.

Aaron Anderson led North Dakota (1-2) with 12 points.

Northern Iowa never trailed, jumping out to 36-19 lead with 3:22 left in the first half. The Fighting Sioux answered with six straight points before the break and opened the second half on a 7-2 run to pull within 38-32.

That was as close as North Dakota got as the Panthers scored the next eight points and eventually built a 25-point lead.

Northern Iowa hit its first 16 free throws and finished 17 for 20 at the line.

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North Dakota Fighting Hawks
B. Brekke, F131-30-01052
L. Antwi, G333-110-24009
A. Anderson, G254-133-421212
J. Schuler, G252-51-22106
J. Allard, G201-30-03142
J. Webb322-80-02234
A. Traylor243-73-44019
M. Wilmer120-00-03010
D. Archer91-21-20023
S. Benton70-00-00100
Totals 17-528-142861847
Northern Iowa Panthers
J. Koch, F273-810-1084316
S. Tuttle, F213-72-29118
D. Mitchell, G303-82-24328
M. Sonnen, G301-60-03233
M. Bohannon, G294-70-050111
C. Rank205-70-231113
M. Martino131-20-02003
N. Buss103-52-21119
M. Morrison100-20-00220
M. Singleton100-11-25101
Totals 23-5317-2041151472
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Portland St.0-09-361
N. Colo.0-08-3134
So. Utah0-06-455
Montana St.0-06-5118
Weber St.0-05-5235
Idaho St.0-03-5331
North Dakota0-04-7253
E. Wash.0-04-8183
Sac. State0-02-8282
N. Arizona0-02-9268

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Missouri St.0-09-3127
N. Iowa0-08-325
So. Illinois0-06-4239
Illinois St.0-05-664
Indiana St.0-05-6213
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SDSU 60 Final
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
JXST 58 Final