2021 Season

2021 Schedule
4-10, 8th in MVC
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Givance scores 22 as Evansville sweeps N. Iowa 70-64

— Shamar Givance scored a career-high 22 points, including key free throws with 23 seconds left, and Evansville defeated Northern Iowa 70-64 on Sunday, completing a weekend sweep of the Missouri Valley Conference preseason favorites.

AJ Green splashes 3-pointer on Saint Mary's defender (0:16)
62d
Kuhse's block leads to Saint Mary's 3-pointer (0:29)
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69d

Courtside: The guys recap the NBA Draft, highlight mid-major teams you'll see come March and talk to Loyola Chicago's Porter Moser

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast recapping the NBA Draft, talking about the advantage overseas players have playing in professional leagues, being moved by the emotion of draft night, James Wiseman going to Golden State, Jalen “Stix” Smith jumping up to No. 10 and second round guys that could have long NBA careers. Then the guys shift gears to preview a slew of mid-major teams, including Northern Iowa, Richmond, Saint Louis, Bowling Green, Austin Peay, UNC Greensboro, San Diego State, UNLV and Utah State (22:44). Later, Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser hops on from isolation to discuss the outbreak of COVID-19 on his team, Cameron Krutwig doing it all, the Horizon League and how the Final Four appearance has impacted the program (39:58).

211d

Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich reflect on the end of the regular season. Plus, Joe Lundari

The madness is upon us. Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Utah State's upset of San Diego State, Bradley punching its ticket to the dance, Florida's meltdown against Kentucky and the incredible environment at Dayton. Then, Joe Lunardi joins the pod (19:37) to talk about the drama with Archie Miller, why the bubble is going to live in the Pac-12 and the American conference tournaments, rewarding winning over mediocrity, and East Tennessee possibly being this year's Belmont. Finally, the guys close by giving their thoughts on Penn State, Auburn, Seton Hall, Michigan State, Baylor, Michigan, Gonzaga, BYU and Villanova ahead of the postseason (43:57).

328d

Penn, Drake light up MVP champ N Iowa in quarters 77-56

Roman Penn scored a career-high 26 points, including 12 straight to start a game-breaking 18-0 run midway through the second half, and eighth-seeded Drake shocked Missouri Valley Conference champion Northern Iowa 77-56 in a quarterfinal game on Friday.

333d

Phyfe leads Northern Iowa past Drake 70-43

Austin Phyfe scored 17 points and grabbed 18 rebounds and Northern Iowa rolled past Drake 70-43 on Saturday to capture the Missouri Valley Conference championship.

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346dCarmine Carcieri

ESPN+ Week 16 guide: Mid-majors in the spotlight

An intriguing battle in the Southern Conference, three Atlantic 10 matchups and a clash of styles in the Atlantic Sun are among our top-10 games to stream this week.

Team Stats

Points Per Game70.1241st
Rebounds Per Game35.0Tied-224th
Assists Per Game12.4273rd
Points Allowed73.4

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record5-8
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances8