Highlights: Virginia Tech Hokies 79, Iowa Hawkeyes 55

Virginia Tech hosts Iowa on Tuesday at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va., as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. (USA TODAY Sports)
Virginia Tech hosts Iowa on Tuesday at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va., as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. (USA TODAY Sports)

The Iowa men's basketball team was outscored 41-17 in the second half at Virginia Tech (6-0) in a Big Ten/ACC Challenge game Tuesday in Blacksburg, Va., and lost for the third time in four games, 79-55.

The Hawkeyes (4-3) open Big Ten play at 4 p.m. Saturday against Penn State (6-1) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena (BTN).

Postgame coverage

• Poor second half sinks Iowa at Virginia Tech

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