Northern Iowa stakes 86-52 victory over Coe

The Associated Press

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Chip Rank scored 18 points to lead UNI to an 86-52 blowout over Coe College on Monday night.

Rank set the pace with three 3-pointers in the first half. But the game remained close until 8:06 in the first half, when Northern Iowa (1-1) pulled away on a 12-0 burst to go ahead 34-21. Marvin Singleton had 13 rebounds off the bench for the Panthers.

J.T. Vonderhaar was the leading scorer for Coe (0-1) with 10 points.

UNI has the longest active win streak in the Missouri Valley Conference with five consecutive 20-win seasons.

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