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Indiana State's second half rally dooms Panthers

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Khristian Smith scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Indiana State overcame an 11 point halftime deficit to defeat UNI 87-81.

Deon Mitchell led the way for the Panthers with 21.  The Panthers shot 49% from the floor and would hit five first half treys for a 45-34 first half lead.

The Sycamores, however never looked back after a 12-1 run to open the half.  Dawon Cummings finished with 18 points for Indiana State.

The loss was UNI's first at home this season.

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