NEW YORK CITY – Iowa was defeated by #15 Duke at the Jimmy V Classic in New York City, 74-62, Tuesday night.
The Blue Devils held Hawkeye star forward Kris Murray to just 8 points.
Patrick McCaffery and Dasonte Bowen led Iowa in points (12) and Filip Rebraca led the Hawkeyes in rebounding (8).
True freshman Dasonte Bowen posted personal bests in scoring (12) and field goals made (5), all in the second half.
Bowen scored eight straight Hawkeye points late in the second half.
Duke held Iowa to a season low in points (62) and 3-pointers made (3).
Tonight was the third of three games against ACC opponents over a span of 12 days (Clemson, Georgia Tech, Duke).
Tonight was Iowa’s first appearance in the Jimmy V Classic.
Iowa’s next four games will be at home (Iowa State, Wisconsin, Southeast Missouri State, Eastern Illinois).
Iowa (6-2) returns to competition on Thursday against No. 20 Iowa State (7-1) in the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:01 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. Tickets are available for purchase at hawkeyesports.com/tickets.