Panther men move to 11-1

December 23, 2019 7:10am

The UNI men's basketball team took on the Herd of Marshall in the McLeod Center on Sunday afternoon, moving to 11-1 on the season with an 88-80 victory.

The Panthers entered halftime with a 41-38 lead following a layup by AJ Green with 5 seconds remaining. The Panthers shot 53.6% from the field in the opening 20 minutes, knocking down 5 threes. The Herd were able to covert 88.9% of their three throw attempts while the Panthers shot just 60% from the free throw line.

The Panthers finish the non-conference schedule at 11-1 and get a nine day break before the start of conference play. The Panthers will begin their MVC schedule on the road against the Redbird of Illinois State on Tuesday, December 31. The Panthers and Redbirds will tip off at 2 PM.