Northern Iowa returns to Missouri Valley Conference basketball action tomorrow night in the UNI-dome against Bradley. U-N-I is 4-10 in the league race and needs to move up to avoid the play-in round of the conference post-season tournament. Bradley is 6-7, good for fifth place and Panther coach Greg McDermott believes his team faces a must win to move up in the standings as they only have four games left. He says Bradley and Evansville have more home games, and may have an easier time.McDermott says the Panthers need a victory if they have any hope of catching Bradley in the standings as Bradley is two games ahead of them.Bradley won the first matchup in Peoria but coach Jim Les expects a more difficult challenge this time. He says UNI plays well at home and can do a lot if they get into a rythm offensively. Les says the Panthers cause the a number of concerns on defense with the multiple offensive sets they run.
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