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Northern Iowa gets past Milwaukee 72-61

Northern Iowa gets past Milwaukee 72-61

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Nate Buss was one of four players in double figures for Northern Iowa, scoring 17 points on 8-of-9 shooting to lead UNI over Milwaukee 72-61 on Saturday night.

Seth Tuttle scored 11 points and pulled five rebounds, Anthony James and Matt Bohannon each added 10 points and UNI (4-3) shot an even 50 percent from the field. UNI held Milwaukee to just 40.7 percent from the field, but had trouble with Paris Gulley who scored 24 points.

Down 43-41 with 12:46 to play, Buss drove down the lane for a dunk and tied things up at 43, sparking an 18-5 run for UNI capped off by Marc Sonnen's 3-pointer, giving his team a 61-48 lead with 6:22 to play.

A Kyle Kelm lay-up pulled Milwaukee (2-5) within six of UNI with 4:01 to play at 63-57, but Bohannon's 3-pointer after the media timeout put UNI up 66-57 and the Panthers never looked back.

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It took three minutes for the Wizards and Raptors to get into a Game 3 altercation

It took three minutes for the Wizards and Raptors to get into a Game 3 altercation

WASHINGTON —  It didn't take long for playoff basketball to escalate in the nation’s capital.

Less than three minutes to be exact.

On only the fifth possession of Game 3 between the Wizards and Raptors at Capital One Arena, Wizards forward Markieff Morris and Raptors forward OG Anunoby got tangled up and let their emotions out.

From the initial look it appeared that Morris just got tripped up in setting a screen, but if you look more closely, Anunoby appeared to pull down Morris from the back.

Even though a foul was called, Morris made sure that Anunoby knew his displeasure and even threw an extra shove at Serge Ibaka.

Both Morris and Anunoby received a technical foul after the altercation.

Once again the Wizards getting physical in a playoff series. 

MORE ON THE WIZARDS-RAPTORS SERIES:

THE DRAKE-WIZARDS TRASH TALK WON'T STOP

HISTORIC ODDS FOR TEAMS THAT GO DOWN 0-2

BROOKS MAY CHANGE STARTING LINEUP FOR GAME 3

 

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Now it's a series

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Capitals Faceoff Podcast: Now it's a series

The Caps looked to be in real trouble after blowing leads and losing in overtime in both Game 1 and Game 2.

After two straight wins, however, Washington is in control against the Columbus Blue Jackets as the series returns to Washington, D.C. for Game 5. 

On the latest eipisode of the Capitals Faceoff Podcast, JJ Regan and Tarik El-Bashir talk about what changed for the Capitals between Game 2 and 3, as well as resetting their series predictions.

And as always, they answer several viewer questions.

Check out their latest episode in the player below or listen on the Capitals Faceoff Podcast page