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Panthers beat Upper Iowa 83-66 in exhibition Basketball

Panthers beat Upper Iowa 83-66 in exhibition Basketball

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The Northern Iowa men's basketball scored an 83-66 exhibition victory over the Upper Iowa Peacocks in the McLeod Center.

Deon Mitchell and Wyatt Lohaus both led the Panthers with 13 points a piece, while Paul Jesperson and Marvin singleton each added 12 point.

The Panthers began the game on a 17-2 run and eventually led by 21 points at 37-16. But Upper Iowa went on a 13-0 run make it 37-29 with 3:08 left in the first half. UNI would lead 48-37 at the intermission.

The Peacocks scored the first basket of the second half to trim the lead back to single-figures at 48-40. But a 7-0 run by the Panthers extended the lead back to double-digits and the lead never dipped below 10 the rest of the way.

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