ST. LOUIS - The UNI Panthers will have to win the MVC tournament if they want to play in the NCAA tournament. Step 1 is in the books. The Panthers beat Southern Illinois in the quarterfinals 66-60 on Friday.
Jeremy Morgan led the way with 18 points while Wes Washpun and Bennett Koch each added 11.
UNI advances to play top seed Wichita State on Saturday in the semifinals at 2:30.