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Morgan scores 38 in second half to lead Northern Iowa

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Jeremy Morgan scored all of his career-high 38 points in the second half and Northern Iowa rallied to beat North Dakota 78-70 on Saturday night.Morgan single-handedly outscored the Fighting Hawks in the second half (38-37) and finished his night 10 of 17 from the field, 16 of 22 at the line, and also added 11 rebounds.The Panthers have won eight straight in the series, which dates back to 1935.

Bench helps Northern Iowa roll past South Dakota State 86-58

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Hunter Rhodes and Jordan Ashton came off the bench to combine 35 points, and Northern Iowa set a school record with 20 3-pointers in an 86-58 win over South Dakota State on Wednesday night.Rhodes, a transfer from Iowa State, hit 6 of 9 from 3-point range for 20 points and Ashton, a junior college transfer, was 5 of 8 with three 3s for 15 points, both career-highs at Northern Iowa (4-4), which snapped a four-game losing streak.