IOWA BASKETBALL: Hawks Survive Scare

To keep fading tournament bubble hopes alive, Iowa must beat Penn State, the Big ten’s worst team.

Fran McCaffery was doinghis best to make sure Penn State didn’t get all the calls.

Iowa started well, especially freshman Mike Gezell, helping Iowa to a lead of 7.

Penn State goes on a 16-0 run. Jermaine Marshall goes bank, and Penn State leads.

Not for long. Devyn Marble to Melsahn Basabe follows his own miss.

Then, Marble over to Aaron White from the corner getting the Hawks up four at the break.

Second half, White finds Marble cutting and dunking adding to his tally of 22 for the night.

Hawkeyes survive a scare, 74-72.

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