The UNI basketball team bids for a tenth straight victory tonight when the Panthers host Evansville in Missouri Valley Conference play. The Panthers are 10-1 and opened the Valley race this week with a victory at Creighton. Evansville is 6-5 and opened conference play with a loss at home to Missouri State.

UNI coach Ben Jacobsen says Evansville has a young team, but says they play extremly hard and fight for everything. Ali Farokhmanesh led UNI with 15 points in the victory at Creighton. He says it’s good to come home with a victory.