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UNI improves to 5-0 with Cancun win over Va. Tech

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 The Northern Iowa men's basketball team scored a 73-54 victory over the Virginia Tech Hokies at the Cancun Challenge. The Panthers never trailed in the contest.

UNI stayed perfect on the year at 5-0 behind a balanced effort from Matt Bohannon (13 pts.), Seth Tuttle (11 pts.), Nate Buss (10 pts.) and Marvin Singleton (10 pts., 9 rbs.). Virginia Tech dropped to 2-2 overall.

UNI led by nine points at half and extended its lead to 22 midway through the second half. The Panthers enjoyed a large advantage at the foul line as UNI made 18-of-20 at the line. Virginia Tech struggled at the line as it made only three free throws in eight attempts.

UNI will take on Northwestern in Wednesday's Cancun Challenge title matchup.


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