Iowa 82, Drake 68

Matt Gatens led five Hawkeyes in double figures with 20 points

and Iowa knocked off Drake 82-68 to snap a two-game losing


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.