N. Iowa beats Missouri St. 78-64
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP)—Adam Koch scored 22 points and Northern Iowa shot 71 percent from the field Saturday in a 78-64 win over Missouri State in the Missouri Valley Conference.
The Panthers (10-6, 4-1) made 18 of 22 shots from the field (82 percent) in the first half to take a 41-27 lead at the break.
The Bears (7-9, 0-5) outrebounded UNI, had as many three pointers and more free throws, but they couldn’t keep pace with the Panthers’ 31-for-44 shooting.
Jordan Eglseder scored 16 points and Ali Farohkmanesh 13 for UNI.
Chris Hooks led the Bears with 16 points and Wade Knapp added 12. Missouri State shot 40 percent from the field.