Jan. 28, 2017
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Brady Ellingson came off the bench to score 17 points and Iowa topped Ohio State 85-72 on Saturday, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Reserve freshman Ryan Kriener had 14 for the Hawkeyes (12-10, 4-5 Big Ten), who won despite missing senior star Peter Jok – who sat out to rest a nagging back injury.
Jok, the Big Ten’s leading scorer at 21 points a game, had started 56 games in a row for the Hawkeyes. But Iowa played inspired in his absence, jumping ahead by 11 at halftime and getting its first 61 points from underclassmen.
Ohio State: The Buckeyes host Maryland on Tuesday.
Iowa: The Hawkeyes play Tuesday at Rutgers.
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