Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 67

(8-3, 1-3 away)

Indiana 61

(9-3, 9-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 22, 2010

    Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

    1 2 T
    UNI 42 2567
    IND 33 2861

    Top Performers

    Northern Iowa: K. Ahelegbe 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Indiana: C. Watford 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    N. Iowa 67, Indiana 61

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS -- Kwadzo Ahelegbe scored 24 points and Johnny Moran had 15 as Northern Iowa defeated Indiana 67-61 Wednesday night to advance to the championship game of the Las Vegas Classic.

    Jake Koch added 11 points for the Panthers (8-3), who will play either New Mexico or Colorado on Thursday.

    Christian Watford had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Hoosiers (9-3), who are undefeated at home but winless outside of Bloomington, Ind. Derek Elston scored 19.

    Northern Iowa led 42-33 at halftime and by 10 in the second half before Indiana tied it at 59 on Watford's layup with 2:29 to play. The Panthers scored the next five points then held on for their fourth straight win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNI
    IND
    Points 67 61
    FG Made-Attempted 21-49 (.429) 20-47 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 2-13 (.154)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 19-29 (.655)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 4

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