UNI's defense produces win versus Drake

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (KCRG) - Both Drake and Northern Iowa have struggled in the early parts of conference play sitting second-to-last in the standings. Only one team could get a major boost on Sunday, and it was the Panthers who pulled away winning, 57-54.

Northern Iowa held the Bulldogs scoreless for the final 5:40 of the game. Wyatt Lohaus led the team with 14 points.

The Panthers improved to 7-10 overall on the season. They host Indiana State on Wednesday.