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UNI wins 6th straight 71-66 over Creighton


CEDAR FALLS(KWWL)--Kwadzo Ahelegbe scored 26 points, shooting 10 for 19 from the field, as Northern Iowa beat Creighton 71-66 for its sixth straight win.

The Panthers (16-6, 7-3 Missouri Valley) pulled ahead for good midway through the second half on a jumper by Ahelegbe. They led by as many as nine points after that.

Anthony James added 14 points for the Panthers, who shot 44.8 percent from the field.

Antoine Young led the Bluejays (13-9, 5-5) with 23 points while former UNI recruit Doug McDermott added 16.

Creighton shot 35.7 percent from the field, but outrebounded the Panthers 34-23. UNI only had 7 turnovers to the Blue Jays's 18.

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