UNI men romp to 80-47 win over D-III Dubuque

CEDAR FALLS — Bennett Koch totaled 12 points and seven rebounds and Isaiah Brown and reserve Wyatt Lohaus scored 11 apiece to power Northern Iowa to an 80-47 victory over Division III member Dubuque on Sunday.

Koch opened the scoring with a layup, Brown followed with a pair of 3-pointers and Northern Iowa shot out to a 15-0 lead.

Northern Iowa (8-2) shot better from outside the 3-point arc than inside it. The Panthers buried 57 percent of their 3-pointers (12 of 21), but made just 15 of 35 from 2-point range (48 percent).

Jamaree Atwater topped the Spartans with 16 points, but he made only 6 of 21 shots from the floor, including 2 of 8 from long range. Atwater added eight rebounds and two steals. Dubuque shot 27 percent from the floor.

Northern Iowa had 14 different players score.

The Panthers lead the all-time series 12-8 and have won nine straight against the Spartans dating back to the 1924-25 season.

NORTHERN IOWA 80, DUBUQUE 47

At Cedar Falls

DUBUQUE (5-4) — Atwater 6-21 2-2 16, Lake 3-13 0-0 7, Ragen 0-4 0-0 0, Daniels 1-5 0-0 2, McDaniel 2-7 0-0 6, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Bentley 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 2-5 0-0 5, Hundley 0-0 0-0 0, Randolph 1-3 0-0 3, Thompson 1-3 0-0 3, Squiers 0-0 0-0 0, Easton 0-0 0-0 0, Soenksen 0-2 0-0 0, Newsome 0-1 0-0 0, Clayton 0-0 0-0 0, Wright 1-1 0-0 2, Calvert 1-2 0-0 3. TOTALS 18-67 2-2 47.

N. IOWA (8-2) — Koch 3-4 6-6 12, Carlson 2-2 0-0 4, McCloud 1-4 0-0 3, Pickford 1-5 2-2 4, Brown 4-5 1-1 11, T.Lohaus 1-3 0-0 3, Phyfe 4-5 0-0 8, McDonnell 1-1 0-0 2, Conrey 0-1 0-0 0, Dahl 0-3 0-0 0, Friedman 0-0 1-2 1, W.Lohaus 4-8 0-0 11, Rhodes 1-4 1-1 4, McDermott 2-2 0-0 6, Wentzien 1-5 0-0 2, Haldeman 2-4 3-3 9. TOTALS 27-56 14-15 80.

Halftime–UNI 47-19. 3-Point Goals–Dubuque 9-33 (McDaniel 2-7, Atwater 2-8, Williams 1-2, Calvert 1-2, Randolph 1-3, Thompson 1-3, Lake 1-4, Ragen 0-2, Soenksen 0-2), UNI 12-21 (W.Lohaus 3-4, McDermott 2-2, Brown 2-2, Haldeman 2-3, T.Lohaus 1-1, McCloud 1-2, Rhodes 1-2, Conrey 0-1, Pickford 0-2, Wentzien 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Dubuque 32 (Atwater 8), UNI 41 (Koch 7). Assists–Dubuque 7 (Soenksen 2), UNI 16 (W.Lohaus, Wentzien 3). Total Fouls–Dubuque 14, UNI 8. A–3,212 (6,650).