Iowa 80, Prairie View 51
The Iowa Hawkeyes gave ailing coach Todd Lickliter a dose of
good medicine Saturday with an 80-51 victory over Prairie View
Lickliter, 54, was hospitalized Saturday and underwent an
undisclosed medical procedure at University of Iowa Hospital and
Clinics. Lickliter reportedly was doing well following his
procedure and will be hospitalized for another day or two.
Assistant coach Chad Walthall served as the interim head coach
Anthony Tucker scored 20 points and the Hawkeyes (3-5) tied a
school record with 15 3-pointers. Eric May scored 14 points, Matt
Gatens 12 and Deven Bawinkel 11 for Iowa. May also grabbed 11
Darnell Hugee led Prairie View A&M (3-4) with 12 points. The
Panthers played without two starters with Chris Jones sidelined
with a foot injury and Tim Meadows absent to attend the birth of
his child on Saturday.