Nodakota 28 38 66
Niowa 41 36 77
Date of game: 3/20/2013

Recap: Northern Iowa vs. North Dakota

Cedar Falls, IA (Sports Network) - Anthony James scored 24 points to lead the Panthers of Northern Iowa over North Dakota, 77-66, for a first round win in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at the McLeod Center.

James shot 8-of-13 from the field and hit three shots from beyond the arc for UNI (19-14). Seth Tuttle and Marc Sonnen scored 19 points each while Sonnen shot 5-of-10 from 3-point range.

UND (16-17) was led by Troy Huff who managed 22 points and four steals but had six turnovers. Jamal Webb added 11 points and was the only other UND player to score in double-figures.

The Panthers led 41-28 at halftime after shooting a highly efficient 57.1 percent from the field in the first half.

UND outscored UNI 38-36 in the second half despite the Panthers shooting dropping to 43.5 percent primarily by hitting 14-of-21 shots from the free- throw line

The Panthers shot at a 51 percent rate and hit on 9-of-20 3-point attempts while UND made good on just 40.7 percent from the field.

Game Notes

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