No. 11/12-ranked UNI (27-3 overall, 16-2 MVC) earned the No. 2 seed for the 2015 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. UNI will play in Friday's quarterfinal round at 6 p.m. against the winner of the Bradley-Drake contest.
The 2015 MVC Larry Bird Player of the Year is senior Seth Tuttle of the University of Northern Iowa. Tuttle, the MVC's active leader in both scoring and rebounding, has helped the Panthers to a 27-3 overall record and No. 11 national rank.
The University of Northern Iowa track and field program were honored this week after both the men and the women were ranked in the top-15 of the Midwest Region by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.