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March 08 2009   Players from Illinois State (red) and Northern Iowa (white) watch a shot by Illinois State's Osiris Eldridge (0, at top of key in center) in the waning moments of the game.  The Panthers of the University of Northern Iowa defeated the Redbirds of Illinois State University 60-57 in overtime in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Sunday March 8, 2009 at the Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis, Missouri.   ..         *******EDITORIAL USE ONLY*******