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2021 Schedule
1st in MVC

Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich reflect on the end of the regular season. Plus, Joe Lundari

The madness is upon us. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Utah State's upset of San Diego State, Bradley punching its ticket to the dance, Florida's meltdown against Kentucky and the incredible environment at Dayton. Then, Joe Lunardi joins the pod (19:37) to talk about the drama with Archie Miller, why the bubble is going to live in the Pac-12 and the American conference tournaments, rewarding winning over mediocrity, and East Tennessee possibly being this year's Belmont. Finally, the guys close by giving their thoughts on Penn State, Auburn, Seton Hall, Michigan State, Baylor, Michigan, Gonzaga, BYU and Villanova ahead of the postseason (43:57).


Penn, Drake light up MVP champ N Iowa in quarters 77-56

Roman Penn scored a career-high 26 points, including 12 straight to start a game-breaking 18-0 run midway through the second half, and eighth-seeded Drake shocked Missouri Valley Conference champion Northern Iowa 77-56 in a quarterfinal game on Friday.


Phyfe leads Northern Iowa past Drake 70-43

Austin Phyfe scored 17 points and grabbed 18 rebounds and Northern Iowa rolled past Drake 70-43 on Saturday to capture the Missouri Valley Conference championship.

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ESPN+ Week 16 guide: Mid-majors in the spotlight

An intriguing battle in the Southern Conference, three Atlantic 10 matchups and a clash of styles in the Atlantic Sun are among our top-10 games to stream this week.

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Halftime shot contestant to get full $10K prize

A Northern Iowa student will now get the full $10,000 from a promotional halftime basketball shooting contest in the wake of a public outcry after officials had declared Dalton Hinsch hadn't gotten the last shot off in 24 seconds.

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N. Iowa criticized after denying fan $10K prize

Northern Iowa is being met with criticism after the school and its business partner denied a $10,000 prize to a student who appeared to win a halftime shooting contest.


Green sparks late flurry as N. Iowa turns back Drake 83-73

A.J. Green scored 34 points with six 3-pointers and sparked a late run as Northern Iowa rallied in the final minutes to turn aside Drake 83-73 in a key Missouri Valley Conference clash before a boisterous crowd at the McLeod Center on Saturday.


Berhow helps Northern Iowa top Loyola Chicago 67-62 in OT

Trae Berhow scored the first five points of overtime, finishing with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, and Northern Iowa defeated Loyola Chicago 67-62 on Sunday to pull even with the Ramblers atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings.

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.278th
Rebounds Per Game37.5110th
Assists Per Game12.2287th
Points Allowed64.7

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record5-8
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8