Iowa Men's Basketball

Iowa men's basketball clips Nebraska for first Big Ten win

Hawkeyes now 1-3 in conference after 93-84 win

Iowa forward Tyler Cook (25) dunks during the first half of the Hawkeyes’ 93-84 men’s basketball win over Nebraska Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)
Iowa forward Tyler Cook (25) dunks during the first half of the Hawkeyes’ 93-84 men’s basketball win over Nebraska Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette)

IOWA CITY – Iowa got its first Big Ten men’s basketball win of the season Sunday, 93-84 over Nebraska at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

The Hawkeyes, 12-3 overall and 1-3 in the conference, led the entire second half after a first-half with 11 lead changes. Iowa junior guard Jordan Bohannon had 22 of his game-high and season-high 25 points after halftime, making four 3-pointers in that time. He had a one-handed, leaning, bank shot for three points to beat the first-half buzzer for his first score of the game.

Tyler Cook had 16 points for Iowa. Junior center Ryan Kriener, making his first career start, had 14. Isaiah Moss had 12 points, five assists, and a career-high 10 rebounds.

Isaac Copeland of Nebraska (11-4, 1-3) had 24 points.

Iowa’s next game is at Northwestern Wednesday at 8 p.m.

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