UNI claimed the school’s 17th tourney title and first since 2011 with a 3-1 win over second seed Illinois State Saturday in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.
UNI continued its impressive streak to 9 wins in a row. The Panthers are perfect in Missouri Valley Conference play (9-0) and stand at 15-6 overall. Illinois State stayed in 2nd at 7-1 with a sweep of Loyola Saturday.
Valparaiso won its 10th straight match while Northern Iowa, Loyola and Drake also picked up wins in the Missouri Valley Conference Monday night.
#3 seed Illinois State and #5 seed Indiana State advance to the semifinals tomorrow; Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Recap (Day 1/Round 1)
#19 Northern Iowa make quick work of Drake to take sole possession of 2nd place in the Missouri Valley Conference.