Iowa Rebound With Buckeyes Victory

Jonathan Grant | March 1st, 2021

Boasting one of the most dominant players, if not the most dominant player, in the game of college basketball in Luke Garza, the Iowa Hawkeyes are going to be a big threat against anyone. After a big, rough loss in the middle of the week to #3 Michigan and losing out on a player for the remainder of the season, they went on the road to #4 Ohio State.

New Haven Register

Not exactly the easiest of times to be facing the Buckeyes, but Garza and co. handled the situation well, waltzing toward a 73-57 win thanks in large part to a strong first-half performance that saw them a 42-28 lead into the break. Garza himself led all scorers with 24 points, with an early and-1 bucket that set the tone for what was about to come for the rest of the day. He also had ten rebounds for yet another double-double while teammate Joe Weiskamp chipped in with 19 of his own. The #9 Hawkeyes handed their hosts a third loss in eight days, which could have severe ramifications on them as they had been expected by many to be a near shoo-in for a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament later this month.

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