Recap - Iowa Defeats Purdue 83-76
|Recap - Iowa Defeats Purdue 83-76|
Iowa grabbed an 83-76 win over Purdue on Sunday, behind a 21-point effort from Roy Devyn Marble at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Iowa did not, however, defeat Purdue against the spread, which closed at 15 at most sportsbooks.
Aaron White had 15 points for Iowa and Mike Gesell chipped in with 15 points. Roy Devyn Marble had 5 assists for them, while Aaron White was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Purdue got 18 points from Rapheal Davis in a losing cause and another 16 points from A.J. Hammons. Terone Johnson contributed 5 assists for them, while A.J. Hammons had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Iowa were victorious, as the score was 50-37 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Purdue as they grabbed 40 boards, while Iowa only had 33.