No. 20 Northern Iowa beats Indiana State 66-60
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Matt Bohannon scored 17 points, Seth Tuttle had 16 and 20th-ranked Northern Iowa held off Indiana State 66-60 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight victory.
Jeremy Morgan had 11 points for the Panthers (17-2, 6-1 Missouri Valley Conference), who blew a 10-point lead before rallying for their 13th consecutive home win.
Indiana State went on an 11-0 run to jump ahead 47-46 with 6:40 left. But Northern Iowa tightened up its defense and did just enough on offense to withstand a late charge by the Sycamores.
Justin Gant and Brenton Scott each had 13 points for Indiana State (9-10, 5-2), which has dropped its last two.