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