UNI, Drake Men Play Post-Season Games Tonight


March 14th, 2012 by Jim Field

It’s not the big dance, but Northern Iowa and Drake each have post-season tournament games tonight in men’s college basketball.  The Panthers, a #7 seed, will play a first round NIT game tonight on the road at St. Joseph’s.  UNI is 19-13 on the year and will face a Hawks team that is 20-13 and seeded second playing out of the Atlantic 10 Conference.  Game time is 6:15 pm central in Philadelphia.

Drake will play at home against North Dakota tonight in the first round of the 32-team CollegeInsider.com Tournament.  The Bulldogs are 17-15 overall and 12-3 in the Knapp Center and will face a 17-14 Fighting Sioux team.  Tip-off is set for 7:00 pm tonight.