The Northern Iowa Panthers defeated the Illinois State Redbirds, 69-60 Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament championship game in St. Louis.
I.S.U. led at halftime, 36-22 at Scottrade Center only to see the Panthers outscore the Redbirds, 47-24 in the second half to win the game by nine points (69-60).
Illinois State – 21-12
N. Iowa – 30-3
Missouri Valley Conference Basketball report:
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