IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Matt Gatens led five Hawkeyes in double figures with 20 points and Iowa knocked off Drake 82-68 to snap a two-game losing streak.
Bryce Cartwright added 12 points for the Hawkeyes (6-5), who also avoided a sweep at the hands of their instate rivals.
Iowa raced out to a 14-point halftime lead and, despite a brief run by the Bulldogs midway through the second half, cruised to their third straight win over Drake.
Rayvonte Rice led Drake (6-4) with 23 points, 19 of those coming in the second half. Ben Simons, the Bulldogs leading scorer, suffered through foul trouble and had just five points.