Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 71

(1-0, 1-0 away)

Denver 65

(0-1, 0-1 home)

    9:30 PM ET, November 13, 2009

    Magness Arena, Denver, Colorado

    1 2 T
    UNI 23 4871
    DEN 21 4465

    Top Performers

    Northern Iowa: K. Ahelegbe 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Denver: B. Stafford 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    N. Iowa 71, Denver 65

    Associated Press

    DENVER -- Kwadzo Ahelegbe scored 18 points, hitting half of his 14 field goal tries, to lead Northern Iowa to a 71-65 win over Denver on Friday.

    Ahelegbe was one of four Northern Iowa (1-0) players to score double digits, including Jordan Eglseder, who had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds.

    Ali Farokhmanesh had 16 points for the Panthers and Adam Koch scored 13.

    Denver (0-1) kept the score close most of the game, down just two points at the half and tied with 7:04 to play. But Northern Iowa held on to a small lead after that.

    Denver's Brian Stafford led the game in points with 20. His team also had four players with double-digit scoring.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNI
    DEN
    Points 71 65
    FG Made-Attempted 21-44 (.477) 23-46 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 11-22 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-33 (.667) 8-13 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 4

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