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UNI drops Jackrabbits, ends non-conference season 11-1

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 The UNI Panthers wrapped up one of the most successful non-conference campaigns in school history by defeating South Dakota State 74-63. UNI now heads in to Missouri Valley competition with an 11-1 record.

Nate Buss scored 14 points off the bench. while Wes Washpun tallied 12 and Seth Tuttle added 11 in the Panther victory. It was a big day for the Panther bench which accounted for 45 of UNI's 75 points.

The game was tight early on until UNI took control with a 13-0 run late in the first half. The Panthers never looked back after that as they won their 6th straight home contest.

UNI will open Missouri Valley Conference play on Thursday at Evansville.

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