University of Northern Iowa Panthers Football - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

Saturday 6:00pm - on Live Well Iowa Digital 5.2

University of Northern Iowa Panthers Football

The University of Northern Iowa Panthers Football team takes on the top ranked North Dakota State Bison in what looks to be a must win for Head Coach Mark Farley and company. Central Iowa viewers will get to see the game starting at 6:00pm on the Live Well Iowa channel, digital 5.2. The channel is also carried on numerous cable providers, including Mediacom (105 & 245). A complete list of the cable providers which carry the digital channel are below.

The telecast is a production of the Panther Sports Network.

The University of Northern Iowa football team will take on the defending FCS national champion North Dakota State Bison in the UNI-Dome. UNI and NDSU were co-champions last season in the Missouri Valley Football Conference with 7-1 league records. North Dakota State enters the game ranked No. 1 in the nation with a perfect 3-0 mark this season. The Bison have scored wins over Robert Morris, Colorado State and Prairie View A&M.

UNI is 2-4 all-time vs. No. 1-ranked FCS opponents. UNI's last win over the No. 1-ranked team in the nation came in the NCAA playoffs when the Panthers scored a 24-21 win at
No. 1 New Hampshire on Dec. 3, 2005. The Panthers last win in the UNI-Dome over a No. 1-ranked team came Oct. 18, 1997, then UNI tallied a 35-32 win over Youngstown State.

Head coach Mark Farley reached the 100 career win milestone after leading the Panthers to a win against Central State on Saturday. Stan Sheriff holds the UNI record with 129 wins when he was at the helm from 1960-82.

Cable Systems (Channel Assignments) Carrying the Game on Live Well Iowa

Algona Municipal Utilities: 234
Communications 1 Network: 329
Complete Communications Services: 64
Dumont Telephone Company: 520
Future Net Cable TV: 72, 206
Goldfield Comm Svcs: 19
Huxley Communications: 806
Interstate Cablevision: 7
Iowa Network Services: 6, 27, 328, 520, 731
Jefferson Cablevision: 602
Lehigh Services Inc: 66
Lenox Municipal Cable: 401
Manning Municipal Telecomm: 5
Marne & Elk Horn Telephone & Cable: 275, 305
Mediacom LLC.: 105, 106, 245
Minburn Communications: 328
Palmer Mutual Telephone Co: 294
Panora Coop Cablevision: 5, 301
Radcliffe Cablevision: 6
Scranton Cmty Antenna TV: 5
Video Services Ltd: 75
Webster-Calhoun Coop Telephone: 6
Windstream: 101

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