NCAAB Game Recap - Southern Illinois at Northern Iowa
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:00 PM EST

MD
72
OhSt
79
F
PSU
60
Ind
68
F
Butl
59
Crei
81
F
StJon
65
Seton
81
F
Temp
63
ECU
67
F
Buck
60
Leh
69
F
Amer
60
Boston
64
F
WichSt
64
Cin
67
F
Rut
71
Wisc
79
F
SacHr
83
Bry
76
F
WIMil
73
Detr
79
F
LoyMD
70
Lafy
68
F
SoFL
71
UConn
78
F
SIU
52
NrthIA
64
F
IndSt
64
Evans
62
F
Rider
54
StPet
73
F
Quin
78
Monm
89
F
Niag
54
Maris
76
F
Canis
57
Manh
56
F
Sien
62
Fairf
59
F
HolyC
60
Colg
90
F
(N/A)
57
MtStM
65
F
SDak
80
SDSt
85
F
Minn
83
NW
57
F
WIGB
88
Oakl
92
F(2OT)
RobM
70
FaDi
75
F
LongI
71
StFPA
74
F
Merrim
75
StFNY
71
F(OT)
NM
61
Bois
74
F
Mia-FL
71
ND
87
F
USC
65
Utah
79
F
Stan
75
WaSt
57
F

Feb 23, 2020, 2:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Southern Illinois (16-13)

34

18

52

Northern Iowa (23-5)

26

38

64

Northern Iowa stays perfect at home with 64-52 win
Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:12 PM

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Austin Phyfe had 17 points, 18 rebounds and five assists to help lift Northern Iowa to a 64-52 win over Southern Illinois on Sunday, the Panthers' 15th consecutive home victory.

The Panthers (23-5, 12-4) have a one-game lead over Loyola Chicago in the Missouri Valley Conference with two games remaining. The Salukis (16-13, 10-6) dropped into a third-place tie with Bradley.

Isaiah Brown added 15 points for Northern Iowa (23-5, 12-4 Missouri Valley Conference).

Southern Illinois led 34-26 at halftime but scored a season-low 18 points in the second half when Northern Iowa used a 20-0 run to take control at 60-43 with four minutes left.

Barret Benson had 11 points for the Salukis (16-13, 10-6) as did Eric McGill. Lance Jones had 10 points.

The Panthers leveled the season series against the Salukis with the win. Southern Illinois defeated Northern Iowa 68-66 on Jan. 22.

Northern Iowa matches up against Evansville at home on Wednesday. Southern Illinois takes on Indiana State at home on Wednesday.

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Leaders

Southern Illinois PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
B. Gooch 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Jeremic 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Iowa PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
A. Phyfe 17 0 5 18 0 2
I. Brown 15 0 0 2 2 0

Team Comparison

SIU NrthIA
Points For 52 64
Field Goals 19/46-41% 24/61-39%
Three Pointers 7/16-44% 7/20-35%
Free Throws 7/14-50% 9/13-69%
Offensive Rebounds 3 17
Defensive Rebounds 22 28
Rebounds 31 49
Blocks 3 3
Steals 8 6
Turnovers 11 14
Personal Fouls 13 12
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Wed Jan 22 NrthIA 66 @ SIU 68 T. Pickford 2 B. Gooch 3
Sun Feb 23 SIU 52 @ NrthIA 64 M. Domask 4 J. Dahl 2

Game Information

Stadium: McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Attendance: 6,497
Game Time: