The University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team captured its second straight Missouri Valley Conference basketball title with a 67-52 win over the Wichita State Shockers on Sunday at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
The Panthers were powered by a game-high 24 points from tournament’s Most Outstanding Player Kwadzo Ahelegbe. Ahelegbe posted a game high 24 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the field and 12-of-14 from the free throw line. Redshirt freshman Jake Koch knocked in 13 points on
5-of-7 shooting, which included 3-of-4 from 3-point land.
U.N.I. is now 28-4 overall and will have to wait a week to find out where they are going in the NCAA Tournament.