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Former UNI Panther Ali Farokhmanesh headed to Nebraska

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Former UNI Panther basketball player Ali Farokhmanesh is headed back to the Midwest, but this time in red. More>>

UNI ranked number 9 in preseason Sports Network Top 25 Football Poll

UNI ranked number 9 in preseason Sports Network Top 25 Football Poll Video included

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The Northern Iowa football teamis rankedNo. 9in The Sports Network Preseason FCS Top 25.UNI has been voted to the preseason top-10 in the last three seasons. Joining the Panthers in the top 25 from the Missouri Valley Conferenceare North Dakota State (No. 2), South Dakota State (No. 10) and Youngstown State (No. 24). Eastern Washington is ranked number 1. The Panthers were ranked No. 15 ranking in the Preseason FCS Coaches Poll. More>>

UNI Media Day--Quarterback spot up for grabs

UNI Media Day: Quarterback spot up for grabs Video included

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The Panthers return 18 starters and have a combination of talent and experience on both sides of the football, including at quarterback. More>>

UNI Dome repairs still 2-years away

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University of Northern Iowa Athletic Director, Troy Dannen,knows the UNI Domeneeds improvements, but those improvements are still a couple of years away.Dannen told The Des Moines Registerthe Dome renovations, when they are finalized, will be part of a broader campaignandin the areas of a"low eight-figure project."The UNI Dome opened in 1976 with very few renovations since that time.Dannen says the Dome needs wider concourse areas, premium seating and larger restrooms. $1.2 million is being s... More>>

UNI football picked 3rd in MVFC

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The UNI Panther football team has been tabbed to finish third this season by the league's coaches, media, and sports information directors. The selection marks 29 consecutive years that the Panthers have been picked to finish in the top 5.UNI also received 7 of the 39 first place votes.Defending national champion North Dakota State has been tabbed as the league favorite followed by South Dakota State.The Panthers placed 4 players on the MVFC's preseason all-conference first team in running ba... More>>

UNI and ISU men's basketball win national academic honor Video included

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Last December, the Iowa State and University of Northern Iowa men's basketball teams put on a show at the Wells Fargo Arena in a game that the Cyclones won in overtime.
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Prime Time League Basketball comes to the Cedar Valley

Prime Time League Basketball comes to the Cedar Valley Video included

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The Prime Time League is in its 28th season of giving some of the best college basketball players in the state east of Ames a place to play summer ball. More>>

2014 UNI Athletics Hall of Fame announced

2014 UNI Athletics Hall of Fame announced Video included

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2014 UNI Athletics Hall of Fame announced and it features Jill Arganbright the Missouri Valley Conference volleyball career assists leader.... Tony Davis an NCAA champion and runnerup in wrestling. Rachel Jansen a four-time All-American in - track field. Brad Meester, a two-time All-American in - football..who just finished a 14 year NFL career with Jacksonville. And Tyler Mulder an NCAA champion in the 800 meters in track field--also the 1975UNI wrestling team. More>>

UNI Volleyball signs two

UNI Volleyball signs two

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University of Northern Iowa head volleyball coach Bobbi Petersen has announced the signing of two more players for the 2014 Panther volleyball squad.The Panthers have added Lexi Astor (Fort Dodge, Iowa/Fort Dodge HS) and Kennedy Gaffney (Urbana, Iowa/Center Point-Urbana HS). Astor is a 5’10” outside hitter, while Gaffney is a 6’0” middle hitter/outside hitter. More>>

Barkley Hill leaving Iowa for UNI

Barkley Hill leaving Iowa for UNI Video included

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Former Cedar Falls football star Barkley Hill is leaving the Iowa Hawkeyes and returning to the Cedar Valley it is believed to play for the University of Northern Iowa... AUNI spokesman confirmed that Hill has enrolled in classes at Northern Iowa --- Barkley Hill was an all-state running back for the CF Tigers before signing with Hawkeyes in 2012. Hill redshirted in the fall of that year after suffering a knee injury during the preseason. Today Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz released a state... More>>

UNI's Dannen to receive Athletic Director Award

UNI's Dannen to receive Athletic Director Award Video included

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Northern Iowa Director of Athletics Troy Dannen has been honored by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) as one of 28 winners of the Under Armour AD of the Year Award. Dannen is wrapping us his sixth year at the helm of the UNI Department of Athletics. Dannen will receive the award at the 49th annual NACDA convention on June 11 during the James J. Corbett Awards Luncheon at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando, Florida. More>>

UNI receives verbal commitment from Western Dubuque basketball star

UNI receives verbal commitment from Western Dubuque basketball star Video included

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The University of Northern Iowa received a verbal commitment from Western Dubuque point guard Spencer Haldeman. More>>

UNI's Tuttle earns First Team Missouri Valley

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Northern Iowa junior forward Seth Tuttle was named to the Missouri Valley Conference Basketball First Team. Tuttle led the Panthers in scoring at 15.4 points, rebounds at 7.7 and blocks at 1 per game. More>>

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  • Former UNI Panther Ali Farokhmanesh headed to Nebraska

    Former UNI Panther Ali Farokhmanesh headed to Nebraska

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:21:44 GMT
    Former UNI Panther basketball player Ali Farokhmanesh is headed back to the Midwest, but this time in red.More >>
    Former UNI Panther basketball player Ali Farokhmanesh is headed back to the Midwest, but this time in red.More >>
  • Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

    Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:14 GMT
    Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.More >>
    Brian Hoyer barely held on to the starting job.More >>
  • Regina looks to continue record run

    Regina looks to continue record run

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:50:33 GMT
    It's become a routine cycle. Opponents come to Iowa City Regina, opponents get dominated, and opponents go home disappointed.The formula has been pretty simple."You've gotta get out on them quick," says senior offensive lineman and UNI recruit Phil Arendt, "and hopefully we get the game over in the first quarter."They've done that a lot beating all 14 opponents last year by an average of more than 30 points. Even more impressive is the streak; 4 straight state championships and 56 straight wi...More >>
    It's become a routine cycle. Opponents come to Iowa City Regina, opponents get dominated, and opponents go home disappointed.The formula has been pretty simple."You've gotta get out on them quick," says senior offensive lineman and UNI recruit Phil Arendt, "and hopefully we get the game over in the first quarter."They've done that a lot beating all 14 opponents last year by an average of more than 30 points. Even more impressive is the streak; 4 straight state championships and 56 straight wi...More >>
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