Scores

Final

Longwood 63

(1-13, 0-7 away)

Northern Iowa 84

(7-2, 5-0 home)

    8:05 PM ET, December 23, 2004

    1 2 T
    LONG 26 3763
    UNI 47 3784

    Top Performers

    Longwood: M. Jefferson 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Northern Iowa: E. Coleman 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northern Iowa 84, Longwood 63

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Eric Coleman was perfect from the field and scored 24 points as Northern Iowa beat Longwood 84-63 Thursday.

    Coleman sank all eight of his shots and was 8-11 from the foul line. Ben Jacobson sank 21 points, including four 3-pointers for the Panthers.

    Erik Crawford scored 14 for Northern Iowa and Grant Stout added 13.

    The Panthers (7-2) needed every point in its 47-26 halftime lead because Longwood (1-13) played them even in the second half.

    Michael Jefferson led Longwood with 20 points. Maurice Sumter and Husein Pistoljevic each scored 13.

    Northern Iowa finished with 55 percent shooting while Longwood shot just over 38 percent.

    The Panthers outrebounded Longwood 40-33 and led in assists 19-9.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LONG
    UNI
    Points 63 84
    FG Made-Attempted 25-65 (.385) 32-58 (.552)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 14-21 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 24

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