Northern Iowa vs. Missouri State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Northern Iowa vs. Missouri State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northern Iowa 69
(17-11, 5-8 away)
Missouri State 63
(8-20, 7-7 home)
Venue: JQH Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, February 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Iowa 30 39 69
Missouri State 27 36 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Iowa S Tuttle 19 S Tuttle 12 A James 8
Missouri State M Marshall 25 K Pickens 7 A Downing 6

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Northern Iowa took on Missouri State and won on the road versus the Bears 69-63 in The Valley action. With a record of 2-0, the Panthers remain unbeaten against Missouri State this season. Seth Tuttle picked up a double-double for the Panthers including a team-high 19 points and 12 rebounds. Anthony James also had an outstanding outing, scoring 17 points and adding eight assists. For the Bears, Marcus Marshall finished with a season-high 25 points and two rebounds. The Panthers are on a five-game win streak. Next up for Northern Iowa (17-11, 10-6 The Valley) is Denver (17-8, 13-2 WAC) on Saturday, Feb. 23 at home.

Northern Iowa Game Notes

  • The last time UNI started the season 17-11 was 2011.
  • The win over Missouri State extended the Northern Iowa winning streak to six games.
  • UNI beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • The Panthers have won every game this season (4-0) after recording 19 or more free throws made.
  • Northern Iowa has won 91 percent of the time this season (10-1) when its field goal percentage has been 45.8 percent or better.
  • UNI has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record zero or fewer blocks.
  • This season Northern Iowa has won 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Matt Bohannon has 11 points or more, 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Anthony James has five free throws made or more, and 71 percent of the time (15-6) when Jake Koch has five rebounds or more.
  • UNI set a season low for turnovers (five).
  • The Panthers have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Seth Tuttle recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with six.
  • The top two scorers (Seth Tuttle and Anthony James) accounted for 52.1 percent of the points.
  • Seth Tuttle accounted for 42.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Seth Tuttle has led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding 14 times in 28 games this season.
  • Anthony James had a career high with eight assists.
  • Seth Tuttle recorded the 10th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Seth Tuttle recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and seventh of his career.
  • Seth Tuttle had a career high with 12 rebounds.

Missouri State Game Notes

  • Marcus Marshall accounted for 39.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Keith Pickens and Christian Kirk) accounted for 48.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Marcus Marshall has led the team in scoring eight times in 28 games this season.
  • Keith Pickens has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 28 games this season.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Marcus Marshall's career.
  • Christian Kirk has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Nathan Scheer.
UNI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Seth Tuttle2819120311
AAnthony James321728002
BMatt Bohannon281120000
B-Jake Koch30951001
CDeon Mitchell22312200
CChip Rank22430100
D+Marc Sonnen33600001
-M. Singleton5010000
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarcus Marshall372522001
AAnthony Downing35966201
B+Christian Kirk331261101
B-Keith Pickens30970002
CD. Williams13320101
CNathan Scheer27511001
DGavin Thurman13011001
-Drew Wilson7000000
-Bruce Marshall5000000

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