Freshman Seth Tuttle’s two free throws with 1.3 seconds left lifted the University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball team to a 67-65 win over Saint Joseph’s in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament.
U.N.I. got a career-high 23 points from Tuttle. Tuttle also pulled in 11 rebounds in the win. Junior guard Marc Sonnen added 15 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. The Panthers will visit Drexel in the second round.
Ben Simons scored 24 points and Rayvonte Rice added 19 as the Drake Bulldogs beat North Dakota 70-64 in the opening round of the Collegeinsider.com tournament in Des Moines.