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MVC Basketball Preview: 2009-10

November 17th, 2009
Missouri Valley Conference

The MVC race is always up for grabs, and perhaps another surprise team like UNI lurks. Perhaps no league has as much parity as the Valley, where even the bottom teams are improved.

MVC Preseason Poll & Awards

October 28th, 2009
Missouri Valley ConferenceST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Northern Iowa men's basketball team has been picked to finish first in the Missouri Valley Conference, according to the preseason poll announced today during the league's annual Basketball Media Day.

Northern Iowa, which returns all five starters after sharing the regular-season title with Creighton last year, earned 38 of 39 first-place votes in the survey of league coaches, beat writers, sports information directors and play-by-play men.

MVC Preseason Poll & Awards

October 27th, 2009
Missouri Valley Conference


Poll: Who Will Win the MVC?

October 26th, 2009

Baylor Basketball Preview: #58

September 29th, 2009
Baylor Bears

Overall Rank: #59

Conference Rank: #8 Big 12 Conference


Northern Iowa Basketball Preview: #59

September 29th, 2009
Northern Iowa Panthers 

Overall Rank: #59

Conference Rank: #2 Missouri Valley Conference

Poll: Biggest Potential 12-5 Upset?

March 16th, 2009

Northern Iowa: 2009 NCAA Tournament Capsule

March 12th, 2009
Northern Iowa Panthers

Northern Iowa Panthers

Missouri Valley Conference


Last NCAA Appearance: 2006, First Round loss to Georgetown

Northern Iowa Wins MVC Title

March 8th, 2009

St. Louis, MO -- The University of Northern Iowa men's basketball team punched its ticket to the 2009 NCAA Tournament today with a 60-57 overtime victory over Illinois State.

Kwadzo Ahelegbe gave UNI the lead for good with a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left that brought the score to 58-57. After the Panthers came up with a defensive stop, Ali Farokmanesh connected on a pair of free throws with 6.8 seconds left to seal the win for UNI (23-10).