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Creighton ends UNI's NCAA Tournament hopes 60-57

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ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (KWWL)-- Northern Iowa's hopes of making their third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament came to a screeching halt in St. Louis Friday afternoon.  Creighton beat UNI 60-57 in the quarterfinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.  It's UNI's first loss in the Valley tournament in three years. The Panthers' were MVC postseason champions in 2010.

Northern Iowa ,which never led in the game got 15 points from Jake Koch, 14 from Kwadzo Ahelegbe and 10 from Anthony James.  UNI falls to 19-13 after losing to Creighton for the second time in six days.

 

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