Scores

Final

S Illinois 45

(8-11, 1-7 MVC)

Northern Iowa 58

(11-9, 4-4 MVC)

Coverage: ESPN3

8:00 PM ET, January 23, 2013

McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

1 2 T
SIU 22 2345
UNI 28 3058

Top Performers

Southern Illinois: D. Jackson 9 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Northern Iowa: A. James 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast

N. Iowa 58, S. Illinois 45

Associated Press

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Marc Sonnen had 15 points on five made 3-pointers and Northern Iowa shot 48.8 percent from the field in a 58-45 victory over Missouri Valley foe Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.

UNI (11-9, 4-4 Missouri Valley) took a 28-22 halftime lead and led by as many as 20 in the second half.

Desmar Jackson gave Southern Illinois a 5-3 lead with a lay-up just over 2 minutes into the first half but the Panthers answered with a 10-0 capped off by a Sonnen 3-pointer to give UNI a 13-5 lead with 13:32 to play. The Panthers never trailed again.

Anthony James had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists for UNI, which has won three of its last four contests. Seth Tuttle scored nine points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

For Southern Illinois (8-11, 1-7), Dantiel Daniels had 11 points and Jackson finished his night with nine points and five rebounds.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIU
UNI
Points 45 58
FG Made-Attempted 20-46 (.435) 20-41 (.488)
3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 8-15 (.533)
FT Made-Attempted 3-8 (.375) 10-16 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 17

2012-13 Season

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