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Top 25: Northern Iowa 57, No. 15 Wichita State 52

Published February 2, 2013 4:52 pm

Top 25 basketball • Northern Iowa used a 14-0 run to down the Shockers.
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Cedar Falls, Iowa • Anthony James scored 16 points and Northern Iowa beat 15th-ranked Wichita State 57-52 on Saturday, sending the Shockers into their first losing streak of the season.

Seth Tuttle had eight points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Panthers (12-11, 5-6 Missouri Valley Conference). They took control with a 14-0 run in the second half and became just the fourth Valley team in the last 23 games to beat Wichita State at home.

The Shockers (19-4, 8-3) pulled within 52-50 on Carl Hall's steal and bucket with 1 minute, 18 seconds left. But Northern Iowa's Seth Tuttle blocked a Nick Wiggins try that would have tied it then sealed the win with a breakaway dunk.

Hall led Wichita State with 20 points. The Shockers, who lost to Indiana State on Tuesday, have dropped a game behind league-leading Creighton in the Valley race. —