|Northern Iowa beats Indiana State 58-47|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 13 January 2009 17:30|
The Panthers (11-6, 5-1) held conference-leading scorer Shy Ely to only seven points.
Evansville was led by Nate Garner with 12 points. Kaylon Williams and Denver Holmes chipped in 11 each for the Purple Aces (11-5, 3-3). Williams also had three steals.
Northern Iowa enjoyed an advantage at the free-throw line, where they made 16 of 20 compared with Evansville's 8 of 13.
The Panthers shot 44 percent from the field, while the Purple Aces managed just 33 percent.
Johnny Moran had four steals for Northern Iowa, which led 28-20 at the break.