Saturday's game between the Northern Iowa Panthers (1-1) and the Ball State Cardinals (3-0) at John E. Worthen Arena has a good chance to be a competitive matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 76-74, with Northern Iowa coming out on top. Tipoff is at 11:00 AM ET on November 18.

The Panthers are coming off of a 94-53 loss to Iowa in their last outing on Sunday.

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Northern Iowa vs. Ball State Game Info

  • When: Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM ET
  • Where: John E. Worthen Arena in Muncie, Indiana
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+

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Northern Iowa vs. Ball State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Northern Iowa 76, Ball State 74

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Northern Iowa Performance Insights (2022-23)

  • The Panthers outscored opponents by 9.1 points per game last season with a +299 scoring differential overall. They put up 74.6 points per game (35th in college basketball) and allowed 65.5 per contest (210th in college basketball).
  • In MVC games, Northern Iowa averaged 1.4 more points (76) than overall (74.6) in 2022-23.
  • At home, the Panthers scored 76.7 points per game last season, 3.5 more than they averaged away (73.2).
  • Northern Iowa conceded 63.4 points per game at home last season, and 69.2 away.

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