MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Nate Heise's 24 points helped Northern Iowa defeat Murray State 70-60 on Sunday night.

Heise had 10 rebounds and five assists for the Panthers (9-8, 3-3 Missouri Valley Conference). Kyle Pock scored 12 points while going 3 of 7 from the floor, including 2 for 5 from 3-point range, and 4 for 4 from the free-throw line. Bowen Born shot 2 for 6 (1 for 4 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the foul line to finish with nine points.

Nick Ellington led the way for the Racers (7-10, 4-2) with 14 points and three blocks. Alden Applewhite added 13 points, seven rebounds and two steals for Murray State. In addition, Jacobi Wood had 10 points and three steals.

Heise scored eight points in the first half and Northern Iowa went into halftime trailing 27-25. Heise scored 16 points in the second half to help lead Northern Iowa to a 10-point victory.


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