Iowa 88, N. Illinois 55
Josh Oglesby scored 16 points off the bench and Matt Gatens had
15 as Iowa beat Northern Illinois 88-55 Thursday night.
Eric May added 14 points for the Hawkeyes (3-0), who have won
three straight games for the first time since December 2008. Bryce
Cartwright chipped in nine assists with no turnovers.
Gatens moved into the top 25 on Iowa’s all-time scoring list
with a fade-away 3-pointer just before the buzzer in the first
half. The Hawkeyes shot 54 percent from the field, including 13 of
21 on 3-point attempts.
Abdel Nader had 18 points for Northern Illinois (0-3), which
allowed 28 points off turnovers.
Iowa center Andrew Brommer did not play after reinjuring his
knee Monday against North Carolina AT&T.