Jake Maier threw for 310 yards and a touchdown and UC Davis beat Northern Iowa 23-16 on Saturday night in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
The draw comes on the heels of UNI’s first Missouri Valley Conference tournament title in seven years. They defeated Illinois State 3-1 to earn the MVC’s automatic bid.
Marcus Weymiller rushed for 128 yards, Trevor Allen ran for 112 and Austin Errthum kicked three field goals as Northern Iowa edged mistake-prone Lamar 16-13.
Bobbi Petersen’s squad held off a late charge from Illinois State as the Panthers topped the Redbirds 3-1 in the MVC tournament final.
UNI snuck by Old Dominion in the fifth place game of the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands.
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CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Eli Dunne passed for 227 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Korby Sander had two takeaways as Northern Iowa
Tevin McCaster rushed for three touchdowns and Youngstown State defeated Northern Iowa 31-10 on Saturday.
The first look at the Northern Iowa Women’s Basketball team this season came with a 89-41 victory over the Upper Iowa Peacocks.
The UNI defense put up a dominant performance, allowing just three points for the first three quarters to lead the way to a 26-16 win over No. 13 Illinois State Saturday afternoon at the UNI-Dome.
The UNI Men’s Basketball team ended the exhibition season with a 82-63 victory over Division 2 Upper Iowa at the McLeod Center.