Iowa 74, Penn St. 72

Thursday, February 14, 2013 9:00 PM
Location - Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania
Officials - Michael Kitts, Glenn Mayborg, Larry Scirotto
Attendance - 7636

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Iowa 38 36 74
Penn St. 34 38 72

Recap


Iowa 74, Penn State 72: Roy Devyn Marble scored 22 points, including three free throws in the final 21 seconds, as the visiting Hawkeyes held on to win the Big Ten game.

Mike Gesell scored 10 of his 13 points in the first half and Melsahn Basabe chipped in 11 points and four blocked shots for Iowa (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten).

D.J. Newbill scored 16 of his 26 points in the opening half for Penn State (8-16, 0-12). Sasa Borovnjak matched his season high with 14 points and Jermaine Marshall also scored 14 and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Nittany Lions.

The Hawkeyes used an 11-0 run to take a 61-49 lead with 10:36 remaining in the game but the Nittany Lions didn’t back down. Borovnjak’s three-point play cut the deficit to 70-67 with 1:55 left and a free throw by Marshall pulled Penn State within two with 1:13 remaining. 

But the Nittany Lions missed two opportunities to tie or take the lead and Marble made three free throws and Basabe converted one in the final minute to maintain the advantage.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Nittany Lions used a 16-0 run to take a 23-17 lead midway through the first half but Iowa clawed back to lead 38-34 at the break. ... Penn State entered the game last in the Big Ten in 3-point shooting at 26.7 percent but made 8 of 17 from beyond the arc. … Iowa shot 44.4 percent from the floor, improving to 15-3 this season when shooting at least 40 percent.

Iowa Hawkeyes

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Roy-Devyn Marble 31:00 6-12 1-5 9-11 1 2 3 3 4 0 2 1 22
Melsahn Basabe 34:00 4-8 0-0 3-4 2 4 6 1 1 2 1 4 11
Aaron White 28:00 2-4 1-3 4-7 0 5 5 3 1 0 2 1 9
Mike Gesell 30:00 5-8 1-3 2-2 1 2 3 3 2 0 1 0 13
Adam Woodbury 18:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 0 2 1 2 0 2
Josh Oglesby 14:00 2-8 1-6 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 5
Zach McCabe 9:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 1 4 0 0 0 2
Anthony Clemmons 10:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 2 1 1 3 0 3
Eric May 22:00 2-4 1-1 2-2 1 3 4 1 2 1 2 1 7
Gabriel Olaseni 4:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-54 6-21 20-26 11 24 35 15 19 5 13 7 74
  44.4% 28.6% 76.9% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 13

Penn St. Nittany Lions

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Nick Colella 18:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 3
D.J. Newbill 38:00 11-20 3-5 1-1 2 6 8 2 2 2 1 1 26
Ross Travis 31:00 2-7 0-1 0-0 2 2 4 0 1 1 0 1 4
Jermaine Marshall 39:00 3-13 2-4 6-10 1 2 3 10 2 2 2 1 14
Sasa Borovnjak 28:00 6-8 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 1 4 1 1 0 14
Jon Graham 12:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Brandon Taylor 22:00 2-5 1-3 0-0 1 3 4 2 2 1 0 0 5
Kevin Montminy 4:00 2-2 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
Alan Wisniewski 8:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 200 27-61 8-17 10-15 7 17 24 17 19 7 6 4 72
  44.3% 47.1% 66.7% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 6