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UNI's Jacobson and Tuttle Naismith Semifinalists

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 Northern Iowa head men's basketball coach Ben Jacobson and senior forward Seth Tuttle have each been named semifinalists for their respective Naismith Trophy awards.

Jacobson is one of 15 finalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year Award. Jacobson has guided UNI to a 27-3 record this season, which has included a school-record 16-game winning streak and the school's first-ever top-10 national ranking.

Tuttle is one of 10 finalists for Naismith Player of the Year Award. Tuttle leads the Panthers in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals. Earlier this week, Tuttle was named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year.

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