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UNI defeats Dubuque 83-63 for Jacobson's 200th win

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CEDAR FALLS (AP) -

Wes Washpun scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Northern Iowa beat Division III Dubuque 83-63 on Wednesday night.

Jeremy Morgan posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Panthers (3-1). Aarias Austin had 12 points and five rebounds and Bennett Koch added 11 points and five rebounds. The team averaged 55.6 percent shooting from the field, 70.6 percent from the line and had a 42-28 rebounding edge over the Spartans.

Northern Iowa went up 35-25 on an Austin 3-pointer with 3:03 left in the first half and the Panthers led 38-31 at the break.

Washpun sank a 3-pointer to make it 60-51 with 8:24 to play and Wyatt Lohaus hit two more in the final three minutes to seal the win.

Andre Norris scored 20 points with eight rebounds for the Spartans.

UNI head coach Ben Jacobson became the ninth Missouri Valley Conference coach to post 200 wins as a head coach in the league. He has posted a career mark of 200-106 in his 10th year at UNI.

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