Iowa 86, Texas-Pan American 55
Friday, November 9, 2012 9:00 PM
Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa
Steve McJunkins, Ted Valentine, Todd Williams
Final Scoring Summary
Iowa 86, Texas Pan-American 55: Zach McCabe hit all four of his 3-point attempts en route to 14 points and added eight rebounds as the host Hawkeyes cruised to a season-opening victory over the Broncs.
Aaron White (16), Rov Devyn Marble (11) and freshman Adam Woodbury (10) also scored in double figures for Iowa, which shot 44.9 percent from the field.
Brandon Provost and Aaron Urbanus led Texas-Pan American with 13 points apiece while Josh Cleveland chipped in with 12 points and five rebounds.
McCabe's 3-pointer 14 seconds into regulation started a 17-2 game-opening run as Iowa seized control immediately. The Hawkeyes closed the half on an 11-2 spurt - keyed by another McCabe 3-pointer - and entered intermission with a 45-24 edge.
Woodbury's layup 3:42 into the second half sparked a 10-0 stretch as the Iowa lead ballooned to 65-35 with 14:04 remaining. The Broncs were unable to cut the deficit to fewer than 24 points the rest of the way.
GAME NOTEBOOK: The Hawkeyes are 4-0 all-time against Texas-Pan American. ... Woodbury and Mike Gesell made their first career starts for Iowa as freshmen. ... The Hawkeyes are 15-0 when they’ve held opponents to fewer than 60 points in a game over the last two-plus seasons. ... Texas-Pan American scored only nine points in the game's first 10:45.
Texas-Pan American Broncs