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Northern Iowa tips Missouri State 55-54

Jan 30, 2010 - 10:31 PM SPRINGFIELD, Mo.(AP) -- Kerwin Dunham's basket with 40 seconds left lifted Northern Iowa to a 55-54 win over Missouri State Saturday.

Northern Iowa (19-2, 10-1 Missouri Valley) trailed 54-50 with 1:38 left.

The conference-leading Panthers led by as many as seven with 10:57 left but Missouri State (15-7, 5-6), which was 11-1 at home going into Saturday's game, rallied on back-to-back 3-pointers by Adam Leonard and tied the game at 50 on Leonard's third 3 of the half with 4:20 left.

Baskets by Leonard and Will Creekmore gave Missouri State its 54-50 lead before Northern Iowa's comeback, which started when Ali Farokhmanesh made a free throw with 1:23 left. Adam Koch, who scored 10 points, made a jumper with 1:17 to go.

Jordan Eglseder led Northern Iowa with 14 points. Leonard led Missouri State with 17.








  • NCAA BB
    NORTHERN IOWA 55
    MISSOURI ST 54 FINAL

    Jan 30 4:58 PM
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    Northern Iowa 50, Missouri State 50  2nd - 3:54Jan 30 4:41 PM


  • NCAA BB
    NORTHERN IOWA 26
    MISSOURI ST 24 HALFTIME

    Jan 30 3:50 PM