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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Scoreboard
Michigan State (13-9)203252
Iowa (9-13) «413172

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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
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
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