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UNI Women beats Missouri State 80-69

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL)-- The University of Northern Iowa women's basketball team outscored Missouri State 12-2 in the final 2:30 to turn a one-point lead into an 80-69 victory in Missouri Valley Conference action Thursday night in the McLeod Center.

With 2:27 remaining and the Panthers leading 68-67, Rachel Madrigal hit a three that gave UNI a four-point edge. UNI came up with a stop on the defensive end, and the Panthers finished 9-of-10 from the free-throw line in the final two minutes to seal the victory.

Lizzie Boeck led UNI (9-5, 2-1 MVC) with 19 points and nine rebounds, coming just one rebound short of a third straight double-double. Jacqui Kalin finished with 16 points and six assists, and Madrigal tallied a career-high 15 points. K.K. Armstrong added 12 points, and Erin Brocka finished with seven points, seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocked shots.

Missouri State (11-4, 2-1 MVC) was led by Casey Garrison, who finished with 19 points and seven rebounds. Lacey Boshe added 11 points and seven rebounds.

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