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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s profitable streak ended with a thud Thursday, undone by means of a horrible capturing evening from the Three-point arc and an competitive Indiana effort that ended in a 81-69 victory for the guests.

The No. Four Hawkeyes (14-Three, 6-2 Large Ten Convention), who entered with the most productive offense within the country, went greater than 11 mins with out a box objective in the second one half of because the Hoosiers (Nine-6, Four-Four) took keep watch over at Carver-Hawkeye Enviornment.

Iowa made simply Five of 23 Three-pointers, one in the second one half of. Level guard Jordan Bohannon, this system’s all-time chief in made 3s, had just right appears to be like on the rim, however could not convert them, completing Zero-for-Eight from the arc.

Indiana, the worst group within the Large Ten with simply 6.1 a success Three-pointers consistent with recreation, went Eight-for-17 from distance to double up the Hawkeyes in that class. It was once a stunning building, harking back to an Iowa loss at Nebraska ultimate 12 months during which it went Four-for-33 from Three-point vary. The Hawkeyes will hope to appear again at this recreation as an outlier in a season during which they’ve change into legit Ultimate 4 contenders. However this end result was once humbling.

Luka Garza led Iowa with 28 issues, however was once surrounded and hounded by means of a sequence of Indiana large males and were given little lend a hand from his teammates. 

Indiana heart Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 23 issues.

Iowa Hawkeyes heart Luka Garza (55) is going to the ring over Indiana Hoosiers ahead Trayce Jackson-Davis (23) Thursday. (Photograph: Brian Ray/

Here is what we realized:


Iowa capturing guard CJ Fredrick suffered a lower-leg harm overdue in Sunday’s win at Northwestern. He was once questionable to play Thursday, however gave it a pass, taking his position within the beginning lineup as same old. However he obviously wasn’t at complete pace and exited after 13 scoreless mins. Freshman Keegan Murray took his position to begin the second one half of, however Fredrick’s out of doors capturing prowess was once obviously overlooked. With no need to fret about Fredrick, the Hoosiers had been in a position to cave in on Garza much more than same old. The Hawkeyes struggled to attain from the Three-point arc all recreation.


Iowa’s junior small ahead Joe Wieskamp was once venerated earlier than the sport for turning into the 50th Hawkeye to surpass 1,000 profession issues. He gave the look to be neatly on his technique to 2,000 within the early going. Wieskamp was once Five-for-6 from the Three-point arc in his previous two video games, with 36 general issues. On Thursday, he canned an early Three after which took keep watch over with a super 43-second span of play during which he rose up alongside the left baseline and buried a contested basket over Rob Phinisee. He adopted with a scouse borrow close to halfcourt and a breakaway dunk, then adopted with a deep Three to push the Hawkeyes forward 25-18 with a private 7-Zero run. Through halftime, Wieskamp had 15 issues and 6 rebounds, they all crucial in a recreation Iowa led 37-31 after going the general 2 mins, 35 seconds of the half of with out scoring. He was once Three of four from the arc. However Wieskamp did not rating in the second one half of till a unfastened throw overdue, because the Hoosiers were given extra bodily with him and with out Fredrick there to lend a hand steadiness the ground.


Iowa trainer Fran McCaffery has been getting essential contributions from his reserve gamers right through the season. But if he grew to become to the bench within the first half of Thursday, the sport hit a lull. Jack Nunge had one competitive force for a layup … and that was once it. No different reserve scored some degree. Murray was once whistled for a go back and forth with 7:31 left within the half of that was once the Hawkeyes’ first turnover of the sport. In all, 5 Hawkeye reserves logged 26 first-half mins, with little to turn for it. It was once a reminder that it’s nonetheless a younger bunch that is named on when the starters want some leisure, and infrequently that implies extra rising pains are so as. Murray was once energetic to begin the second one half of, with six fast issues, however then was once whistled for his 3rd foul and scored simply two extra.

Iowa’s subsequent scheduled recreation is at Illinois on Jan. 29.


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