EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -Ali Farokhmanesh scored 11 points and Kwadzo Ahelegbe added 10 as Northern Iowa beat Evansville 58-47 Tuesday night in the Missouri Valley Conference.
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.
Advertisement
Advertisement

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Utah vs. Colorado Prediction Will Utah pull off the small upset tonight when it visits Colorado tonight at 11:00PM ET?
Thumbnail USC vs. Arizona Prediction Will Arizona cover the point spread tonight as a sizable home favorite versus USC at 10:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Gonzaga vs. San Diego Pick No. 1 Gonzaga finds itself as a sizable road favorite tonight at 10PM ET when it faces San Diego. Can the Zags...
Thumbnail UCLA vs. Arizona State Pick Will No. 5 UCLA go on the road and handle its business when it takes on Arizona State tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Wisconsin vs. Ohio State Pick Is No. 16 Wisconsin going to run into any trouble when it goes on the road to face Ohio State tonight at 9PM ET?

NCAAB Team Pages