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UNI wins Cancun Challenge

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 The Northern Iowa Panthers held Northwestern scoreless for more than 9 minutes in the first half while UNI scored 15 straight points.  The Panthers used the big run to take an 11 point lead and they never looked back in rolling to a 61-42 win over the Wildcats in the Championship game of the Cancun Challenge.  The Panthers improve to 6-0 with the victory while handing Northwestern its first loss of the season (5-1). Seth Tuttle led all scorers with 19 points.

UNI will be back in action at home on Sun., Nov. 30, against the Richmond Spiders. UNI and Richmond will tip at 2 p.m. in the McLeod Center.

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