ST. LOUIS, Missouri -- Northern Iowa is advancing to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship game.
The Panthers pulled off the upset and beat No. 1 seed Wichita State, 57-52, in a thrilling overtime game in the semifinals.
Wes Washpun led Northern Iowa with 20 points while Jeremy Morgan put in the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime.
Northern Iowa will now play either Indiana State or Evansville in the finals on Sunday at 1 p.m.