UNI's Matt Bohannon Fighting For Minutes With The Panthers

By Scott Saville, TV9 Sports

Northern Iowa's Matt Bohannon (left) drives around Indiana State's Manny Arop during the second half of their NCAA game at the McLeod Center on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Indiana State won, 65-61. (Jim Slosiarek/Gazette-KCRG)


By Grant Burkhardt

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Matt Bohannon comes from a long line of good college basketball players - his brother Jason scored over 1,000 points at Wisconsin.

But now Matt is a freshman at Northern Iowa fighting for minutes on a veteran-laden Panther squad.

Bohannon is averaging 5.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per contest, and he has started in five games, while appearing in 19.

TV9's Scott Saville talked to the Northern Iowa freshman in the video above about his journey in basketball and how he learns from his brother's play.

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