Green leads Northern Iowa to MVC regular-season title with victory over Loyola Chicago
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - AJ Green scored seven of his 32 points in overtime to spark Northern Iowa to a 102-96 victory over Loyola Chicago, wrapping up the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title for the Panthers.
Green made 16 of 18 free throws for UNI (18-10, 14-4), which has won four straight. Green hit a 3-pointer and four foul shots in the extra period.
His basket with 28 seconds left sent the game to OT tied at 87. Lucas Williamson scored a career-high 29 points and had seven rebounds for the Ramblers (22-7, 13-5).
Northern Iowa finished a game in front of Missouri State, Drake and the Ramblers in the MVC race.