Austin Phyfe scored 18 points and added nine rebounds as UNI beat Bradley 78-72 in Cedar Falls.
Phyfe says the Panthers went to more set plays as they improved to 2-3 in the Missouri Valley.
Phyfe says the Panthers needed to step it up physically after getting swept at Evansville.
UNI coach Ben Jacobson says he made changes to the offense after the Evansville series.
The series concludes Monday night in Cedar Falls.