CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Marc Sonnen tied two career highs Saturday with 21 points and seven 3-pointers, leading six Northern Iowa players in double figures in an 84-53 blowout of Bradley.
Sonnen, a senior and a 3-point specialist, was 7 of 9 from behind the arc for the Panthers (9-8, 2/3 Missouri Valley), who also got 15 points from Deon Mitchell, 13 from Seth Tuttle and 11 apiece from Jake Koch, Matt Bohannon and Anthony James. Koch led UNI with 11 rebounds and Mitchell dished out seven assists.
The Panthers never trailed, opening the game on a 22-2 run and leading 41-14 at halftime. UNI led by as many as 34 in the second half and shot 58 percent from the field for the game.
UNI has now won nine of its last 11 games against Bradley.
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