Northern Iowa 61, Denver 56

Preview | Box Score | Recap

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP)—Center Jordan Eglseder scored 17 points to lead Northern Iowa past Denver 61-56 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Freshman point guard Johnny Moran had 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds— including a 3 with 41 seconds left to push the Panthers lead to 57-51—and Ali Farokhmanesh scored 13 for Northern Iowa (1-0).

Nate Rohnert had a game-high 20 points and five rebounds for Denver (0-1), which led 20-19 at halftime. Kyle Lewis scored 15 points and Rob Lewis added 13.

Eglseder shot 8-of-9 from the floor as Northern Iowa picked up its sixth straight season-opening win.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
Nate Rohnert Nate Rohnert
6-13,  20 Pts
5 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Northern Iowa
Jordan Eglseder Jordan Eglseder
8-9,  17 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

Team Stat Leaders


Conference Scoreboard

Saturday, Nov 15