The UNI Panthers are on the road, tonight, in Missouri Valley action to take on Creighton. Both teams are part of a third place log jam in the conference race with identical 6-5 records but Panther coach Ben Jacobsen is more focused on how his team is playing. He says they talk more about making sure the next game is the biggest one on their schedule and they are excited about going and seeing if they can play well again.
Jacobsen says Creighton will have some momentum after rallying late to be Wichita State in their last game. He says they made big plays and were "terrific" in the last six minutes. Jacobsen says the Panthers have played better since they started pushing the tempo. He says they have to try and continue what they’ve been doing offensively in the last few weeks, as that has Helped them play better.
UNI is 14-8 overall.