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Second half surge dooms UNI women at Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (KWWL) -

UNI saw a large second half lead fall to the wayside as Minnesota rallied to beat the Panthers 88-74 in the final of the Women's Basketball Invitational.

K.K. Armstrong led UNI with a 24 point performance.  The Panthers came out of the gates strong holding a 41-32 lead at the halftime break.  The team extended that lead to 13 early in the second half.

Minnesota rallied with a late 22-6 to give them their first second half lead at 58-55.  The Panthers were unable to recover down the stretch.

UNI ends their season with a 19-15 overall record.

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