Michigan State vs Iowa

Reeling Spartans embarrassed by lowly Hawkeyes

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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Matt Gatens scored 19 points as Iowa beat Michigan State 72-52 on Wednesday night, handing the reeling Spartans their fourth loss in five games.

The Hawkeyes (9-13, 2-8 Big Ten) started off hot on the way to only their second victory in their past 10 tries.

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Gatens hit a 3-pointer to open the game and push Iowa into a 15-2 scoring drive, which involved two jumpers from Eric May and shots from Jarryd Cole, Bryce Cartwright and Gatens.

The Hawkeyes continued their attack throughout the first half with 13 points from the bench and led 41-20 at the half.

Iowa focused on defense the second half, posting five steals and maintaining a healthy lead.

Kalin Lucas scored 17 points to lead Michigan State (13-9, 5-5). The Spartans have lost four consecutive road games.

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Michigan State Spartans
D. Green, F305-110-052411
D. Roe, F160-20-03130
K. Appling, G320-50-01430
K. Lucas, G305-166-620017
D. Summers, G282-70-03116
A. Thornton170-40-04010
A. Payne151-12-42004
M. Kebler130-00-01220
D. Nix125-92-450012
G. Sherman71-10-01102
Totals 19-5610-1431111452
 33.9%71.4% 
Iowa Hawkeyes
E. May, F244-53-411211
M. Basabe, F202-60-03034
J. Cole, C296-61-291413
B. Cartwright, G376-120-0310112
M. Gatens, G366-115-532019
D. Archie140-10-06000
A. Brommer143-40-02116
R. Marble131-30-00402
Z. McCabe132-40-02035
Totals 30-529-1132191472
 57.7%81.8% 
Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Indiana15-327-824
Michigan St.13-529-612
Maryland12-627-914
Purdue12-626-915
Iowa12-622-1129
Wisconsin12-622-1343
Ohio St.11-721-1474
Michigan10-823-1357
Northwestern8-1020-12115
Penn St.7-1116-16119
Nebraska6-1216-18165
Illinois5-1315-19149
Minnesota2-168-23257
Rutgers1-177-25294
 
Other games
Minn 57 Final
Indiana 60
SETON 44 Final
W Virg 56
Syracuse 66 Final
UConn 58
MU 70 Final
NOVA 75
BYU 69 Final
Wyoming 62
SDSU 56 Final
Colo St 54
DUKE 80 Final
MD 62
Missouri 70 Final
Okla St 76
Nevada 45 Final
Utah St 67