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Women’s College Basketball: UNI downed by Bradley, 61-47

This news story was published on January 25, 2020.
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PEORIA, Ill. – UNI women’s basketball struggled to find an offensive rhythm and fell to league-leading Bradley 61-47 on the road Friday night.

The Panthers shot 17-55 (30.9%) from the field and 6-32 (18.8%) from the three-point line. Bre Gunnels led UNI with 10 points and a team-high 10 rebounds.

The Panthers led 10-9 after the first quarter, but Bradley outscored UNI 38-16 in the second and third quarters. UNI outscored Bradley 21-14 in the fourth quarter, including a 9-0 run, but it wouldn’t be enough to climb out of the hole.

The loss drops UNI to 11-6 on the season and 3-3 in Missouri Valley Conference play. Bradley is 15-2 on the year and 6-0 in MVC play.

The Panthers travel to Normal, Ill. to play Illinois State Sunday at 2 p.m. The Redbirds are 11-6 on the year after falling to Drake 69-67 in overtime.

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