The University of Northern Iowa won it’s first ever Missouri Valley Conference regular season title by downing Evansville 69-62 in Cedar Falls Saturday tonight.
The victory gives the Panthers a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular season title with Creighton, which won earlier in the day over Illinois State.
Jordan Eglseder led UNI with 20 points as they pulled out to a 21 point lead, and then held on for the win down the stretch.
UNI finished 14-4 in the MVC and locks up the top spot for the post-season tournament. They are 20-10 overall.