“(U)niversity of (N)othing’s (I)mpossible”

Many will say that the 2010 win over Kansas was Northern Iowa’s biggest win in program history. However, the win over Missouri on March 16, 1990, was the defining moment for the Panthers’ program…and the most important.

BREAKING NEWS: Des Moines to get NCAA Wrestling Championships in 2013!

Dave Zawilinski (@DaveZABC5 on Twitter)  reported on Twitter tonight that Wells Fargo Arena will host the Division 1-A NCAA Wrestling Championships in 2013.  Big, big news for UNI, ISU, and Iowa.  More importantly, it’s great news for the state and the sport of wrestling in this state. More information is expected to be released on…

Remember this moment?

Twenty years ago today, March 16, 1990: Do you remember where you were when Maurice Newby shot UNI into NCAA Tournament lore?

“Bracket” Science

Are you filling out your brackets yet?  If you are, put your pencils down for a moment. Bracketology isn’t exact science.  It’s “fun” science.  The inner Bob Knight, Digger Phelps, and Bill Raftery in us revel at this time of the year.  Selection Sunday is one of those sports “holidays” on the calendar. The world…

Lessons Learned…Hopefully?

Tuesday night wasn’t a good night for plenty of reasons.  But, in hindsight, it may help those who seemed to hit that road bump last night. UNI got ambushed at Wichita State, falling 60-51.  It’s not a bad loss.  Yes, UNI fell behind, but Wichita has surprised a few critics so far this year after…