Northern Iowa Routs SIU
CEDAR FALLS -- Northern Iowa jumped out to an early 7-0 lead against SIU on Wednesday night and the Panthers never looked back.
Northern Iowa led from beginning to end and claimed the 73-54 win at the McLeod Center.
SIU made runs and pulled within seven at halftime, 32-25. However, the Salukis never had an answer for Northern Iowa's Seth Tuttle. Tuttle finished with 19 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.
SIU's Anthony Beane led the team in scoring with 17points. Desmar Jackson added 10 points.
The Salukis drop to 8-9 in conference play. They close out the regular season at home against Illinois State. Tip-off for that game is set for 3:05 pm.
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