N. Iowa 69, Iowa St. 62

AMES, Iowa -- Anthony James scored 17 points, Matt Morrison added 14 off the bench and Northern Iowa beat Iowa State 69-62, picking up its fifth win in its last six meetings with the Cyclones.

Marc Sonnen had 10 of his 12 points in the second half for the Panthers (6-1), who have won five straight since a loss at Saint Mary's two weeks ago.

Sonnen buried a pair of late 3-pointers to put Northern Iowa on top 58-54, and Seth Tuttle scored inside to give the Panthers a six-point lead with 2:05 left.

Royce White and Chris Allen each scored 15 points for Iowa State (5-2), which was just 4-of-18 shooting from 3-point range and was outscored 17-8 down the stretch.