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UNI takes down Iona 90-78

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Deion Mitchell scored 20 as UNI held off Iona 90-78 on Saturday night.  The win finished off the Panthers non-conference season at 6-6 overall.

UNI used a 19-2 run early in the second half to take control of the game 68-53 with just over 11 minutes remaining.

UNI's hot shooting helped propel them to victory as they hit better than 46% from 3-point range, knocking down 12 treys.  Four different Panthers tallied double figures in the game with Mitchell's 20, Nate Buss added 19, while Chip Rank and Seth Tuttle tallied 14 and 11 respectively.

The Panthers will open conference play on Wednesday as they host Bradley.

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