2021 ScheduleAll times ET

2021 Schedule
0-3, 1st in MVC
AJ Green splashes 3-pointer on Saint Mary's defender (0:16)
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Kuhse's block leads to Saint Mary's 3-pointer (0:29)
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Courtside: The guys recap the NBA Draft, highlight mid-major teams you'll see come March and talk to Loyola Chicago's Porter Moser

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast recapping the NBA Draft, talking about the advantage overseas players have playing in professional leagues, being moved by the emotion of draft night, James Wiseman going to Golden State, Jalen “Stix” Smith jumping up to No. 10 and second round guys that could have long NBA careers. Then the guys shift gears to preview a slew of mid-major teams, including Northern Iowa, Richmond, Saint Louis, Bowling Green, Austin Peay, UNC Greensboro, San Diego State, UNLV and Utah State (22:44). Later, Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser hops on from isolation to discuss the outbreak of COVID-19 on his team, Cameron Krutwig doing it all, the Horizon League and how the Final Four appearance has impacted the program (39:58).

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Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich reflect on the end of the regular season. Plus, Joe Lundari

The madness is upon us. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Utah State's upset of San Diego State, Bradley punching its ticket to the dance, Florida's meltdown against Kentucky and the incredible environment at Dayton. Then, Joe Lunardi joins the pod (19:37) to talk about the drama with Archie Miller, why the bubble is going to live in the Pac-12 and the American conference tournaments, rewarding winning over mediocrity, and East Tennessee possibly being this year's Belmont. Finally, the guys close by giving their thoughts on Penn State, Auburn, Seton Hall, Michigan State, Baylor, Michigan, Gonzaga, BYU and Villanova ahead of the postseason (43:57).

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Penn, Drake light up MVP champ N Iowa in quarters 77-56

Roman Penn scored a career-high 26 points, including 12 straight to start a game-breaking 18-0 run midway through the second half, and eighth-seeded Drake shocked Missouri Valley Conference champion Northern Iowa 77-56 in a quarterfinal game on Friday.

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Phyfe leads Northern Iowa past Drake 70-43

Austin Phyfe scored 17 points and grabbed 18 rebounds and Northern Iowa rolled past Drake 70-43 on Saturday to capture the Missouri Valley Conference championship.

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ESPN+ Week 16 guide: Mid-majors in the spotlight

An intriguing battle in the Southern Conference, three Atlantic 10 matchups and a clash of styles in the Atlantic Sun are among our top-10 games to stream this week.

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Halftime shot contestant to get full $10K prize

A Northern Iowa student will now get the full $10,000 from a promotional halftime basketball shooting contest in the wake of a public outcry after officials had declared Dalton Hinsch hadn't gotten the last shot off in 24 seconds.

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N. Iowa criticized after denying fan $10K prize

Northern Iowa is being met with criticism after the school and its business partner denied a $10,000 prize to a student who appeared to win a halftime shooting contest.

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Green sparks late flurry as N. Iowa turns back Drake 83-73

A.J. Green scored 34 points with six 3-pointers and sparked a late run as Northern Iowa rallied in the final minutes to turn aside Drake 83-73 in a key Missouri Valley Conference clash before a boisterous crowd at the McLeod Center on Saturday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.0Tied-118th
Rebounds Per Game28.3223rd
Assists Per Game12.7Tied-139th
Points Allowed80.3

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record5-8
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8