Boxscore
Oregon 108, Iowa 97
Sunday, March 18, 2012 5:00 PM
Location - Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Oregon
Officials - Lonnie Dixon, Frank Harvey, Kurt Walker
Attendance - 8647

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Iowa 51 46 97
Oregon 47 61 108

Recap


Oregon 108, Iowa 97:
E.J. Singler scored 25 points and Olu Ashaolu added 22 as Oregon recovered from a 15-point first half-deficit to defeat Iowa in the second round of the NIT.

Carlos Emory scored 19 points and Devoe Joseph and Garrett Sim tallied 15 apiece as third-seeded Oregon (24-9) advances to play top-seeded Washington on Tuesday.

Devyn Marble scored a career-high 31 points and made a career-best seven 3-point baskets for seventh-seeded Iowa (18-17). Aaron White added 22 points and Melsahn Basabe scored 17 for the Hawkeyes.

The Ducks shot 59.3 percent from the field and hit 28 of 32 free-throws while recording their highest point total of the season. Singler was nine-of-10 from the field.

Oregon exploded for a 16-8 run after Marble’s seventh 3-pointer tied the game at 68 with 11:53 remaining. Joseph began the surge with a 3-pointer and Emory, Sim and Singler all added treys during the run that gave the Ducks a 84-76 lead with 8:25 left.

Singler and Sim drained back-to-back 3-pointers to increase Oregon’s lead to 97-85 with over five minutes remaining.

Bryce Cartwright added 12 points and 10 assists for Iowa.

Marble scored 11 quick points as Iowa jumped out to a 19-5 lead less than five minutes into the contest. Matt Gatens hit a 3-pointer to make it 31-16 with 10:46 to go in the half before Oregon began whittling away at the lead.

Ashaolu scored at will in the interior – he had 18 first-half points – and the Ducks closed the half with a 9-2 run to trail just 51-47.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Marble set school NIT records for points and 3-pointers in a game… The Ducks topped 90 points for the fourth time in five games… Gatens had just seven points on three-of-10 shooting… Oregon is 17-3 at home.

Iowa Hawkeyes

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Roy-Devyn Marble 37:00 10-15 7-8 4-4 1 4 5 5 3 0 0 0 31
Bryce Cartwright 33:00 6-11 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 10 3 4 2 0 12
Matt Gatens 35:00 3-10 1-7 0-0 1 0 1 3 2 0 1 0 7
Zach McCabe 13:00 3-6 1-1 1-2 1 1 2 0 5 0 4 0 8
Aaron White 35:00 7-17 1-5 7-8 5 3 8 1 2 1 0 0 22
Melsahn Basabe 18:00 8-13 0-0 1-1 4 4 8 0 5 0 0 0 17
Andrew Brommer 3:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Josh Oglesby 17:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gabriel Olaseni 3:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eric May 5:00 0-4 0-1 0-0 3 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0
Darius Stokes 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 37-79 10-22 13-15 15 15 30 19 23 6 8 0 97
  46.8% 45.5% 86.7% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 8

Oregon Ducks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jeremy Jacob 9:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 4
Devoe Joseph 39:00 5-10 3-7 2-2 1 1 2 8 2 0 2 0 15
Garrett Sim 30:00 4-10 3-6 4-4 0 4 4 2 2 1 1 0 15
E.J. Singler 35:00 9-10 3-4 4-4 0 6 6 4 3 0 1 0 25
Tony Woods 14:00 3-4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6
Olu Ashaolu 25:00 7-10 0-0 8-11 3 3 6 4 2 0 1 2 22
Tyrone Nared 6:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
Johnathan Loyd 13:00 1-4 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 5 2 1 2 0 2
Carlos Emory 29:00 4-8 1-3 10-11 2 5 7 2 4 1 3 0 19
TOTAL 200 35-59 10-23 28-32 8 24 32 26 16 3 10 7 108
  59.3% 43.5% 87.5% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 10
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