It’s a big-time Big Ten showdown Saturday on FOX, as Iowa takes on Ohio State in Columbus.
The simple star of this recreation is Hawkeyes ahead Kris Murray, whose 21.2 factors per recreation rank twelfth within the nation. Iowa leads the Big Ten in scoring at 82.0 PPG.
The Buckeyes are led by ahead Brice Sensabaugh (17.0 PPG) and ahead Zed Key (8.0 RPG). Ohio State can be a harmful 3-point capturing group, rating second within the convention at 38.2% from lengthy distance.
Here are the highest performs!
Iowa at Ohio State
Murray being Murray
Murray received the ball rolling for the Hawkeyes, scoring 5 of their first eight factors.
Getting up excessive
Ohio State guard Isaac Likekele discovered huge man Felix Okpara above the rim, and the latter slammed within the alley-oop.
Ohio State’s Felix Okpara throws down an alley-oop dunk off a go from Isaac Likekele
Ohio State started to warmth up halfway by means of the primary half, with guard Sean McNeil sinking a pull-up three-pointer. The three-ball was a part of an eventual 12-0 Buckeyes run.
Strolling for 3
Guard Payton Sandfort politely introduced the ball down the courtroom and drilled a three-pointer, one in every of Iowa’s 4 makes from behind the arc within the first half.
Contested first half
Iowa and Ohio State went backwards and forwards within the first half. The Hawkeyes began robust, with the Buckeyes then stabilizing themselves. Ohio State led 37-35 at halftime.
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