MINNEAPOLIS – Iowa defeated Minnesota today in a Big Ten Conference road game, 81-71.
The Hawkeyes have won six of its last seven games. Today was Iowa’s second true road victory of the season (Virginia).
The nation’s leading scorer, Keegan Murray registered his fourth double-double of the season with 25 points and 10 rebounds. He has tallied 20+ points 12 times, including six of the last seven games, and 25+ points an NCAA-best nine times this season.
Senior transfer Filip Rebraca had his first double-double as a Hawkeye (12 points and 12 rebounds).
The Hawkeyes had 10 steals, combining for a total of 25 in their last two victories (15 versus Indiana).
Iowa outscored the Gophers 52-32 in the paint today.
Iowa (13-4, 3-3) returns to action on Wednesday at Rutgers (10-6, 4-2). Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. (CT) at Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey.