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Northern Iowa 84, Longwood 63

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Eric Coleman was perfect from the field
and scored 24 points as Northern Iowa beat Longwood 84-63 Thursday.

Coleman sank all eight of his shots and was 8-11 from the foul
line. Ben Jacobson sank 21 points, including four 3-pointers for
the Panthers.

Erik Crawford scored 14 for Northern Iowa and Grant Stout added
13.

The Panthers (7-2) needed every point in its 47-26 halftime lead
because Longwood (1-13) played them even in the second half.

Michael Jefferson led Longwood with 20 points. Maurice Sumter
and Husein Pistoljevic each scored 13.

Northern Iowa finished with 55 percent shooting while Longwood
shot just over 38 percent.

The Panthers outrebounded Longwood 40-33 and led in assists
19-9.