Cancun Challenge - Iowa vs Western Kentucky Recap - Iowa Wins 63-55

Cancun Challenge - Iowa vs Western Kentucky Recap - Iowa Wins 63-55

Iowa earned a 63-55 victory over Western Kentucky on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Mike Gesell at Moon Palace Resort.

Iowa won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites.

Melsahn Basabe had 11 points for Iowa and Roy Devyn Marble chipped in with 10 points. Roy Devyn Marble had 4 assists for them, while Adam Woodbury was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

Western Kentucky got a 16-point performance from T.J. Price, who was supported by 14 points from Jamal Crook. Jamal Crook had 6 assists in a losing cause for Western Kentucky, while Brandon Harris grabbed 10 rebounds.

Iowa led at halftime, 30-22.

The rebound battle favored Iowa as they grabbed 38 boards, while Western Kentucky only had 32.