Niowa 71
Drake 64
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: Drake vs. Northern Iowa

Des Moines, IA (Sports Network) - In a Missouri Valley Conference matchup, Marc Sonnen scored 17 points to lead the Northern Iowa Panthers over the Drake Bulldogs, 71-64, at the Knapp Center.

Sonnen knocked down five 3-pointers while dishing out five assists and logging four steals for the Panthers (16-11, 9-6 MVC), who have won five in a row. Anthony James also scored 17 points, shooting 3-of-4 from beyond the arc, while Jake Koch and Chip Rank added 11 points and five rebounds each. Koch also had three blocks and Deon Mitchell had eight assists.

Chris Hines was 7-of-12 from the field and 4-of-6 from long-range as he finished with 18 points for Drake (11-15, 5-10), which has lost four straight. Jordan Clarke had a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds, while Micah Mason and Seth VanDeest added 10 points each.

Drake shot 60.9 percent from the field in the first half, but UNI shot 54.2 percent while knocking down six 3-pointers to take a 33-32 lead into intermission.

In the second half the Panthers knocked down seven more 3-pointers and made good on 9-of-10 at the free-throw line in order to secure the win.

In a game that featured six ties and 17 lead changes, Drake was guilty of 18 turnovers and was a mere 3-of-4 at the free-throw line.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Chris Johnson joins Jets

Chris Johnson officially now has a new home, with the former 2,000-yard rusher agreeing to terms with the New York Jets Wednesday on a reported two-year contract.

Puig issues statement on article

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig issued a statement Wednesday about a magazine article describing his escape from Cuba to Mexico in 2012.

Knicks sign Odom

Lamar Odom signed with the New York Knicks Wednesday, in time to play the regular-season finale against the Toronto Raptors.

Andersen gets nod for Ducks' playoff opener

Anaheim Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau declared rookie Frederik Andersen as the starter for Wednesday's Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal against the Dallas Stars.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.