Battle 4 Atlantis - Xavier Falls 77-74 to Iowa - Recap
Iowa got 30 points from Roy Devyn Marble en route to a 77-74 victory over Xavier on Thursday at Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort.
Bettors who backed Iowa were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6.5.
Zach McCabe had 11 points for Iowa and Aaron White chipped in with 10 points. Anthony Clemmons had 7 assists for them, while Gabriel Olaseni was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Xavier got 15 points from Justin Martin in a losing cause and another 14 points from Semaj Christon. Matt Stainbrook contributed 3 assists for them, while James Farr had 10 rebounds.
Iowa hit the break trailing 37-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Xavier as they grabbed 49 boards, while Iowa only had 45.