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: #19 Illinois 80, #7 Iowa 75

 

  • Tonight’s loss snapped Iowa’s three-game Big Ten road win streak.
  • Tonight was the only regular season contest between Iowa and Illinois.
  • There were 22 lead changes and eight ties in tonight’s game.
  • Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza led the Hawkeyes with 19 points each. Wieskamp tied a career high with five 3-pointers (North Carolina).
  • Connor McCaffery surpassed his season high in scoring the first eight minutes of the first half. McCaffery finished the contest with 11 points.
  • Keegan Murray started his first collegiate game tonight. The true freshman led the squad in rebounding (8).
  • Jordan Bohannon dished out a team-best five assists tonight, surpassing Andre Woolridge for second on Iowa’s career assists chart.