ST. LOUIS -- When the NCAA tournament pairings roll out next Sunday night, some luckless team is going to draw a mid-major opponent that poses high-major problems.
It will draw Northern Iowa.
The Panthers may not look like much in a bracket, or even in a layup line. But that changes at tipoff.
Some "name" team will draw an opponent skilled in the art of strangulation defense. An opponent dedicated to frustration tempo. An opponent that cares for the basketball as ...Read full story