Berhow made the second of two free throws for a three-point lead, 67-64, with 19 seconds remaining. Indiana State's Cooper Neese missed a 3-pointer and the Sycamores (10-7, 2/3 Missouri Valley) sent Berhow to the line again. He made both to seal the win.
The game was last tied, 53-53, with 4:41 remaining. UNI (8-10, 3-2) led the rest of the way but Indiana State was twice within two points in the final minute and a half.
Haldeman made 4 of 8 3-point tries for Northern Iowa, while his teammates went 2 for 15.
Berhow made one 3-pointer and went 3 for 4 from the line for six points.
Jordan Barnes had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Indiana State.
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