Stmarysca 75
Niowa 82
Date of game: 12/23/2012

Recap: Northern Iowa vs. St Marys-CA

Cedar Falls, IA (Sports Network) - Seth Tuttle paced four teammates in double figures with 18 points as the Northern Iowa Panthers outlasted the Saint Mary's Gaels, 82-75, in non-conference action at the McLeod Center.

Jake Koch stuffed the stat sheet for UNI (7-5) with 16 points, nine rebounds, five assists, two blocks, and a steal. Anthony James scored 15 points, while Deon Mitchell added 12 points and four assists for the home team.

For Saint Mary's (8-3), Jorden Page shot 10-of-14 from the field, including 6- of-9 from 3-point range, on his way to a career-high 26 points. Mitchell Young grabbed 10 rebounds, and while Matthew Dellavedova struggled from the field (3-of-11), he finished with nine points and six assists.

With the game tied at 29-29 in the final minute of a back-and-forth first half, Marc Sonnen drained a 3-pointer in the waning seconds of the frame to give UNI a 32-29 advantage at the break.

The Panthers shot 56.5 percent from the field after intermission, and while the Gaels cut their deficit to one, 48-47, with just over 11 minutes to play, UNI answered with a 20-6 run to pull away.

Saint Mary's shot an impressive 50 percent from the field on the afternoon, but it did not help itself at the foul line (8-of-17). UNI, on the other hand, made good on 25-of-37 attempts from the charity stripe.

Game Notes

Leinart, Crouch headline 2016 College HOF ballot

Former Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinart, Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam are among 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot for election into the 2016 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Halfway to the Sprint Cup Chase

The regular season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its midpoint, with 13 races completed and 13 to go before the championship Chase begins.

Blue Jays activate Navarro from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following a 2-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.