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Melsahn Basabe had 15 points and 10 rebounds as Iowa defeated North Carolina A&T 95-79 Monday night.
Matt Gatens led Iowa (2-0) with 27 points and Eric May contributed 20 points and nine rebounds for the Hawkeyes (2-0).
Iowa scored the first 10 points of the second half, with the sophomore Basabe scoring six. A jumper from the Aggies' A.J. Buck ended the streak after nearly four minutes.
A brief North Carolina A&T scoring run cut Iowa's lead from 25 to 14. Marc Hill and Nic Simpson connected after Hill's steal for an open 3-pointer. Anthony Estes hit a layup on the next possession and Buck's tip-in brought the Aggies as close as they would come in the second half.
Hill had 20 points to lead North Carolina A&T (0-2). The Aggies had 10 steals.
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TweetThe Iowa Hawkeyes won their second straight nonconference game last night against North Carolina A&T 95-79 but it was anything but pretty.
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Rivals is reporting that Fort Lauderdale, Florida wide receiver Greg Mabin has verbally committed to playing football for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
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Blair Sanderson, of Rivals tweeted out his statistics for this...
Nov 14, 8:00 PM | Carver-Hawkeye Arena
North Carolina A&T Aggies vs Iowa Hawkeyes Odds
Carver-Hawkeye Arena features an NCAAB clash between the host Iowa Hawkeyes and the visiting North Carolina A&T Aggies in college hoops action on Monday.
This season, the Hawkeyes are 1-0 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Aggies are 0-1 and 0-0 ATS against...
Senior Matt Gatens led a group of five Hawkeyes in double figures, scoring a career-high 27 points, to lead the University of Iowa men's basketball team to a 95-79 victory over North Carolina A&T on Monday night on Mediacom Court inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
TweetThe Hawkeyes head on the road this week to face a Boilermaker team that is coming off an overtime win against Ohio State.
Many people predicted this game would be a win for Iowa but now it is looking like it is going to be tougher than expected. Purdue has not lost a Big Ten game at Ross-Ade Stadium this season and their only home loss this season came against Notre Dame...
Hawkeye sophomore Zach McCabe looked comfortable playing inside.
Eric May filled up the stat sheet on Friday as Iowa beat Chicago State in the opener.
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Transcript from Kirk Ferentz's Tuesday press conference as Iowa prepares for this weekend's game at Purdue.
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Shaun Prater felt like he and his Hawkeyes played with emotion, they just didn't stop the big plays of Michigan State in a loss.
With a win over the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, Michigan State moved one spot closer to the top in both the Associated Press Top 25 and the USA Today Top 25. Michigan was ranked No. 20 in the AP poll after Saturday's win over Illinois.
Nov 19, 12:00 PM | Grass of Ross-Ade Stadium
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