Bradley 40 37 77
Niowa 40 50 90
Date of game: 3/26/2013

Recap: Northern Iowa vs. Bradley

Cedar Falls, IA (Sports Network) - Anthony James paced all scorers with 21 points as the Northern Iowa Panthers dismissed the Bradley Braves, 90-77, in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament at the McLeod Center.

All five starters scored in double figures for UNI (21-14), which has advanced to the semifinals to take on an opponent to be determined at the conclusion of the quarterfinal round. Seth Tuttle had 19 points and nine rebounds, while Deon Mitchell tallied 10 points and eight assists. Jake Koch and Marc Sonnen netted 14 and 13 points, respectively.

For Bradley (18-17), Walt Lemon, Jr. logged 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Will Egolf poured in 17 points, Tyshon Pickett put up 16 points and nine rebounds, and Dyricus Simms-Edwards added 11 points for the visitors.

UNI outshot Bradley from the field in the first half, 53.8 percent to 42.4 percent, but the teams went into the half tied up at 40-40. The Braves shot 7- of-12 from 3-point range in the opening 20 minutes.

The Panthers took control early in the second half with a 13-4 run to take a 53-44 advantage with 15:37 to play, and their lead never dipped below six points from that point forward.

UNI committed just four turnovers on the night.

Game Notes

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