Panther Girls Host No. 25 Missouri State Friday, Saturday
The Panthers return to McCoy Courtroom to play in opposition to Missouri State after a break up sequence in opposition to Valparaiso. Will probably be Missouri State’s first video games since Dec. 19 due to constructive exams within the group’s tier-1 personnel.• The Panther ladies traveled to Valparaiso, Indiana on Jan. 7-8. UNI got here up quick on Jan. 7, 63-56. On Jan. 8, Karli Rucker scored a career-high 32 factors to guide UNI to the 79-71 win.
• Karli Rucker continues to enhance because the season progresses. Rucker recorded a brand new career-high of 32 factors to safe the win on Jan. 8. Together with the career-high, Rucker scored a team-high on Jan. 7 of 18 factors.
• Missouri State final performed South Dakota State on Dec. 19, 2020. The Woman Bears misplaced to the Jackrabbits by eight factors, 60-52. Missouri State was set to play their first MVC matchup in opposition to Loyola on Jan. 8 and ninth however these video games have been postponed.
• MVC Defensive Participant of the 12 months, Brice Calip, led the woman bears with 13 factors and grabbed seven rebounds. Elle Ruffridge added 9 factors.
• The girl bears have consistency relating to a number of gamers scoring every recreation, in opposition to SDSU, seven of Missouri State’s gamers recorded factors. The group shoots 41.3% from the sector.
• Cynthia Wolf grabbed eight rebounds in opposition to Valparaiso. She has recorded a season-high of eight rebounds in three video games now in opposition to, Creighton, South Dakota St. and Valparaiso.
• UNI is ranked 4th as a group for Free-Throws Tried and fifth for Free-Throws Made. Bre Gunnels is ranked forty seventh for Free-Throws Tried and UNI is ranked forty first for rebounds amongst all ladies’s basketball groups within the NCAA.
• Megan Maahs is 15 factors away from the 1,000 level membership and has recorded 767 rebounds, 21 away from the No. 2 spot on the all-time rebound checklist.
• That is Missouri States’ first convention recreation. UNI has 4 video games and is tied for the highest spot within the convention at 3-1 after sweeping Illinois State and splitting with Valparaiso. Missouri State was picked to win the MVC title.
• Missouri State is third within the mid-major ballot behind Gonzaga and South Dakota State. The Panthers fell out of the ballot afte rlast weekend’s break up. Missouri State can also be ranked twenty fifth in each main faculty polls.
• The sport is the third in opposition to a ranked opponent this season, the opposite two coming in opposition to South Dakota State.