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Devyn Marble scored a season-high 30 points as Iowa beat Northern Iowa 80-73 Saturday in the inaugural Big Four Classic.
Freshman Mike Gesell added a career-best 23 points for the Hawkeyes (9-2), who have won four in a row after a brief two-game skid in late November.
Iowa buried a season-high nine 3-pointers in the first half alone, jumping ahead 40-32. The Panthers stayed within a few possessions for much of the second half but couldn't quite erase Iowa's lead.
Deon Mitchell had 23 points to lead Northern Iowa (6-4), whose losses have come against Louisville, Stanford, Memphis and the Hawkeyes.
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Roy Devyn Marble scored 30 points and teammate Mike Gesell added 23 as Iowa knocked off Northern Iowa, 80-73, Saturday in Des Moines. Hawkeye Insider provided you with complete coverage from the game.
Iowa players Roy Devyn Marble, Eric May, Aaron White, Mike Gesell and Zach McCabe talk about Saturday's 80-73 victory against Northern Iowa in Des Moines.