N. Iowa C Eglseder suspended following OWI arrest

Northern Iowa senior center Jordan Eglseder has been suspended

for three games after being arrested and charged with operating a

motor vehicle while intoxicated.

Coach Ben Jacobson announced the suspension in a statement

Sunday night.

Eglseder, the Panthers second-leading scorer at 12.2 points per

game, was arrested early Sunday. His arrest came just hours after

the 19th-ranked Panthers lost at Bradley 68-59 on Saturday to snap

a six-game winning streak.

Eglseder says in a statement that he made a regretful decision

and apologized to his teammates, fellow students, fans and the


Eglseder is scheduled to return for the regular-season finale

against Illinois State on Feb. 27.