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Bradley wins on the road, tops Northern Iowa 79-71

CEDAR FALLS — Darrell Brown hit 5 of 6 from beyond the arc to scored 29 points as Bradley picked up a rare road victory at Northern Iowa, 79-71 in a Missouri Valley Conference battle Wednesday night.

Coming into the game the home team in the all-time series between the teams had won 40 of 57 games. Northern Iowa won the first meeting between the schools on the road, 65-47.

Isaiah Brown knocked down a 3 with 1:38 left in the game to pull Northern Iowa (10-14, 5-8) within three points, 70-67, but Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye and Brown each hit two free throws to turn away the threat.

Lautier-Ogunleye finished with 15 points and Elijah Childs added 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Bradley (12-12, 4-7). The Braves continued their hot shooting from distance, hitting 11 of 20 from behind the 3-point arc

AJ Green had 24 points and Will Lohaus added another 12 for UNI.

BRADLEY 79, NORTHERN IOWA 71

At Cedar Falls

BRADLEY (12-12) — van Bree 2-3 0-0 4, Childs 5-11 1-2 11, Lautier-Ogunleye 4-9 4-4 15, Lundy 1-2 0-0 3, D.Brown 11-18 2-3 29, Bar 0-1 0-0 0, Kennell 4-5 2-3 12, Brummett 0-0 0-0 0, Henry 1-2 3-4 5. TOTALS 28-51 12-16 79.

N. IOWA (10-14) — McDonnell 3-7 1-2 7, Lohaus 4-9 2-2 12, I.Brown 4-11 0-0 9, Green 9-19 2-2 24, Berhow 2-6 2-2 8, Dahl 0-0 0-0 0, Haldeman 2-3 2-2 7, Pickford 1-1 2-2 4. TOTALS 25-56 11-12 71.

Halftime–Bradley 36-34. 3-Point Goals–Bradley 11-20 (D.Brown 5-6, Lautier-Ogunleye 3-5, Kennell 2-3, Lundy 1-2, van Bree 0-1, Childs 0-3), UNI 10-21 (Green 4-9, Berhow 2-2, Lohaus 2-3, Haldeman 1-2, I.Brown 1-3, McDonnell 0-2). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Bradley 30 (Childs 11), UNI 25 (Berhow 9). Assists–Bradley 9 (Lautier-Ogunleye 4), UNI 7 (Haldeman, I.Brown 2). Total Fouls–Bradley 11, UNI 16.

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