BRIEF: UNI shocks No. 15 Wichita State, 57-52
Feb 03, 2013 (The Gazette - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
NORTHERN IOWA 57, No. 15 WICHITA STATE 52
The "Double Bonus:" Gazette reporter Mike Bonner's quick reaction to UNI's huge upset over Wichita State at the McLeod Center on Saturday.
Game Ball: Chip Rank -- Others might say Marc Sonnen or Anthony James, but Rank flipped the switch that got the Panthers going. His offensive board sparked the 23-6 run that put the Panthers over the top. He threw fuel on the fire with his 3 in the midst of the run.
Lame Ball: Cleanthony Early -- The Shockers' leading scorer fouled out with 2:47 left with his team down 49-45. He finished with 10 points, four coming in the second half.
Light up the cigar: 4.4 2nd. Seth Tuttle slam dunk to seal victory and put Panthers up five 57-52.
Watercooler stat: The Panthers scored 22 of their 23 points in the first half via second chance points or turnovers.
Big Number: 24 -- the number of second half points by Marc Sonnen, Anthony James and Chip Rank.
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