Scores

Final

Drake 49

(8-12, 3-6 MVC)

Northern Iowa 69

(15-6, 6-3 MVC)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    8:05 PM ET, January 22, 2011

    McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

    1 2 T
    DRKE 18 3149
    UNI 37 3269

    Top Performers

    Drake: S. VanDeest 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Northern Iowa: K. Ahelegbe 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    N. Iowa 69, Drake 49

    Associated Press

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Kwadzo Ahelegbe scored 16 points and Northern Iowa pulled away from Drake early in a 69-49 victory Saturday night.

    Johnny Moran and Chip Rank each added 14 points for the Panthers (15-6, 6-3 Missouri Valley), who have won five straight.

    Rayvonte Rice and Seth VanDeest both scored 10 points for the Bulldogs (8-12, 3-6), who have lost four in a row to Northern Iowa.

    Up 22-16 with 4:10 left until halftime, the Panthers closed the half on a 15-2 run and led by at least 18 the rest of the way. Northern Iowa pushed its lead to 28 in the second half.

    The Panthers scored 34 points off Drake's 19 turnovers, and their bench outscored the Bulldogs' 23-8.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DRKE
    UNI
    Points 49 69
    FG Made-Attempted 19-37 (.514) 26-51 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 12-24 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 5-9 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 28

    2010-11 Season

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    » Jan 22, 2011 @UNI 69, DRKE 49Recap
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