Northern Iowa beats Bradley 64-55

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February 23rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Anthony James scored 19 points and Northern Iowa beat Bradley 64-55 Wednesday night. Marc Sonnen had 13 points, Johnny Moran scored 12 and Seth Tuttle had nine points and 11 rebounds for the Panthers (18-12, 8-9 Missouri Valley), who avenged a 78-65 loss last month in Peoria, Ill., that was one of Bradley’s two conference wins. Northern Iowa shot 33 percent in the first half and trailed 30-24 at the break, but made 52 percent from the field after halftime to finish the game at 43 percent. Walt Lemon Jr., who had five 3-pointers, scored a game-high 22 points for the Braves (7-23, 2-15). Jake Eastman, with 10 points, was the only other player in double figures for Bradley, which has lost four in a row.