Niowa 68
Bradley 65
Date of game: 2/10/2013

Recap: Bradley vs. Northern Iowa

Peoria, IL (Sports Network) - Marc Sonnen scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures as the Northern Iowa Panthers held on for a 68-65 win over the Bradley Braves in a Missouri Valley Conference collision at Carver Arena.

Jake Koch and Matt Bohannon each added 14 points and Anthony James chipped in 10 for Northern Iowa (14-11, 7-6 MVC) which has won four straight.

Dyricus Simms-Edwards tallied a game-high 32 points and Walt Lemon Jr. contributed 18 points and nine rebounds for Bradley (14-11, 6-7) which has lost three of its last four games.

Northern Iowa ran out to a 37-18 lead at halftime by shooting 45.2 percent from the field while holding Bradley to seven field goals on 25.9 percent shooting.

In the second half Bradley rallied by heating up to 65.5 percent shooting, including a 5-of-8 effort from beyond the arc. A 22-10 run that began at the 10:38 mark had the Braves behind by just two points, 58-56, with 4:46 remaining. However Bradley was never able to take a lead as the Panthers hit 5-of-6 free-throw attempts in the final minute. Simms-Edwards had a chance to send the game to overtime but he missed a pair of 3-point attempts in the final seconds.

Bradley outscored Northern Iowa 32-12 in the paint and 20-16 in points off turnovers. Northern Iowa had advantages from 3-point range (33-21) and the charity stripe (17-6).

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