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AJ Green scores 21 to carry Northern Iowa past Evansville 84-64

The Panthers remain undefeated at home and clinched at least a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular season title.
Credit: WOI

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — AJ Green had 21 points as Northern Iowa extended its home winning streak to 16 games, beating Evansville 84-64 on Wednesday night.

Trae Berhow had 16 points and seven rebounds for Northern Iowa (24-5, 13-4 Missouri Valley Conference). Isaiah Brown added 12 points. Noah Carter had 11 points.

Jawaun Newton had 13 points for the Purple Aces (9-21, 0-17), who have lost 17 games in a row. Evan Kuhlman added 13 points.

The Panthers improve to 2-0 against the Purple Aces on the season. Northern Iowa defeated Evansville 80-68 on Feb. 1. 

With the win, the Panthers have clinched a least a share of the Missouri Valley Conference regular season title.

Northern Iowa finishes out the regular season against Drake on the road on Saturday. Evansville finishes out the regular season against Illinois State at home on Saturday.