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|Friday, 22 March 2013 18:54|
Aaron White added 13 points and seven rebounds for Iowa (23-12), which advances to quarterfinal matchup against the winner of Sunday's game between Virginia and St. John's. The Hawkeyes have won nine of their last 12 games.
Iowa went on a 13-3 run to build a 10-point lead after the game was tied 41-41 early in the second half. Mike Gesell, who did not start because of a foot injury, came off the bench to spark the run with a 3-pointer and an assist Melsahn Basabe's dunk.
Jameel Warney scored 17 points and Anthony Jackson added 15 for the Seawolves (25-8), who finished with their most wins under eighth-year coach Steve Pikiell.
BAYLOR 89, ARIZONA ST. 86
WACO, Texas (AP) - Pierre Jackson had 26 points and had 16 assists to lead Baylor past Arizona State in the second round of the NIT.
Cory Jefferson added 21 points and Brady Heslip had 14 for Baylor (20-14), which faces the winner of Monday's game between Robert Morris and Providence in the quarterfinals.
Carrick Felix scored 23 points to lead Arizona State (22-13). Jahii Carson - the top-scoring freshman in the country - had 20 points, Chris Colvin scored 15 and Evan Gordon 14.
Arizona State cut it to 85-83 with 26 seconds to play. Jefferson hit one free throw to put Baylor back up by three before Carson turned the ball over under the Sun Devils' basket.
The teams then combined to shoot 10 free throws in the final 24 seconds.