Northern Iowa Rumors & News

  • Report: Ben Jacobson signs new 10-year deal with Northern Iowa

    Sporting News - NCAAB "One of college basketball's top mid-major programs expect its leader to be around for a long time. Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson signed a 10-year contract with the Panthers, according to ESPN's Andy Katz and Jeff Goodman. "It's the perfect fit,'' Jacobson told ESPN. "We continue to move..." April 01

  • BYU, Oklahoma among eight teams to participate in 2015 Diamond Head Classic

    College Basketball Talk "With the 2014 Diamond Head Classic set to tip off in Honolulu on Monday, the eight-team field for next year’s event was announced on Sunday. Joining host Hawaii are Auburn, BYU, Harvard, New Mexico, Northern Iowa, Oklahoma and Washington State. Of the teams in the field four, BYU, Harvard, New..." December 23

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • MVC Insider: Shockers rule Valley with no test from Creighton

    Springfield News-Leader "Doug Elgin is like the rest of us. The longtime commissioner of the Missouri Valley Conference sometimes catches himself wondering “What if?” in a season that — to borrow a phrase from Charles Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities — is the best of times and worst of times for his league. “Creighton would..." February 28

  • Shockers improve to 25-0 with win at Northern Iowa "Larry Bird is officially on notice. So is Hersey Hawkins. No. 4 Wichita State cleared what appears to be its toughest obstacle to an unbeaten regular season with an 82-73 win over Northern Iowa at the McLeod Center on Saturday night. Pair Saturday’s win with Wednesday’s at second-place..." February 09

  • Bears lose in shootout at Northern Iowa

    Springfield News-Leader "Ron Mvouika had a breakthrough game. Along the way to 28 points, he set a Missouri State record by making all six of his 3-point attempts. The junior forward’s response? So what. “We lost and I can’t get over that,” Mvouika said on a snowy Saturday after his offensive outburst couldn’t save..." January 19