Recap - Iowa Defeats Northwestern 93-67
|Recap - Iowa Defeats Northwestern 93-67|
Iowa cruised to victory on Thursday, running Northwestern out of the gym and running up a 93-67 score at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Bettors who backed Iowa were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 18 at sportsbooks.
Aaron White had 18 points for Iowa and Melsahn Basabe chipped in with 16 points. Mike Gesell had 6 assists for them, while Melsahn Basabe was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Northwestern got 18 points from JerShon Cobb in a losing cause and another 12 points from Drew Crawford. Dave Sobolewski contributed 2 assists for them, while JerShon Cobb had 7 rebounds.
Iowa led at halftime, 41-26.
Iowa won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-28.