Hawkeyes sink Wild­cats on last-sec­ond 3-pointer

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Jor­dan Bo­han­non hit a three­p­ointer from 23 feet with six­tenths of a sec­ond re­main­ing as No. 20 Iowa stunned North­west­ern 80-79 on Sun­day night in Iowa City.

The Wild­cats (12-11, 3-9 Big Ten) led 72-57 af­ter Der­erk Par­don hit a layup with 4:30 re­main­ing, and they led 76-65 with 2:09 left af­ter Ryan

Tay­lor’s layup. But the Hawkeyes (19-5, 8-5) closed the game with a 15-3 run, in­clud­ing eight points from Bo­han­non and five from Joe Wieskamp.

Vic Law had 24 points and 10 re­bounds to lead the Wild­cats.

‘‘We didn’t get the stops we needed, in­clud­ing on the last play.’’ NU coach

Chris Collins said. ‘‘To come up short like that is re­ally a tough feel­ing.’’

♦ Mar­ques Townes scored 18 points and Cameron Krutwig 12 as vis­it­ing Loy­ola edged Val­paraiso 5651 to main­tain its two-game lead atop the Mis­souri Val­ley Con­fer­ence. The Ram­blers (16-9, 9-3) shot 43 per­cent (19-for-44). Javon Free­man, a fresh­man from Young, scored 17 points for the Cru­saders (13-12, 6-6).

♦ T.J. Gibbs scored 20 points, D.J. Har­vey added 18 and John Mooney (11 points, 14 re­bounds) had his 15th dou­ble-dou­ble as Notre Dame (13-11, 3-8 ACC) beat vis­it­ing Ge­or­gia Tech 69-59 for only its sec­ond vic­tory in its last seven games.


Wolves knock off Griffins

Nic Hague, Cur­tis McKen­zie (power play), Gage Quin­ney and Daniel Carr (empty net) scored in the vis­it­ing Wolves’ 4-1 vic­tory against the Grand Rapids Griffins. Max La­gace made 34 saves for the Wolves (27-15-5-1), who have a higher win­ning per­cent­age but re­main three points be­hind the Griffins (28-16-3-4) in the Cen­tral Di­vi­sion.

♦ The Ducks, who have won only twice in their last 21 games, fired Randy Car­lyle, the win­ningest coach in team his­tory. Gen­eral man­ager Bob Murray, who played in 1,008 games for the Black­hawks from 19751990, will coach the rest of the sea­son.


Vonn takes third in fi­nal race

In the fi­nal race of her ca­reer, skier Lind­sey Vonn won the bronze medal in a world cham­pi­onship down­hill race in Ares, Swe­den. The three­time Olympic medal­ist, in­clud­ing a gold in the down­hill in 2010 in Van­cou­ver, was five days re­moved from a crash in a su­per-G race.

‘‘I knew that I was ca­pa­ble of push­ing through the pain one last time, and I did that,’’ Vonn said.


Six­ers race past Lak­ers

Joel Em­biid had 37 points and 14 re­bounds, while To­bias Har­ris scored 22 points to lead the 76ers to a 143120 vic­tory against the vis­it­ing Lak­ers. Ben Sim­mons at­tempted (and missed) his first ca­reer three-point shot. Kyle Kuzma led the Lak­ers with 39 points, while LeBron James had 18 points, 10 re­bounds and nine as­sists.

♦ Wil­liam By­ron, 21, won the pole (194.304 mph) for the Day­tona 500 next Sun­day. Hen­drick Mo­tor­sports team­mate Alex Bow­man also will start in the front row. The last pole-sit­ter to win the race was Dale Jar­rett in 2000.

♦ Phil Mick­el­son held a three­stroke lead over Paul Casey with two holes to play when the Peb­ble Beach Pro-Am was called for dark­ness. The round was de­layed for two hours by a hail­storm. It would be Mick­el­son’s first vic­tory on Amer­i­can soil since the Phoenix Open six years ago.

♦ The Pi­rates signed out­fielder Melky Cabr­era to a mi­nor-league deal. Cabr­era hit 39 homers in three sea­sons (2015-17) with the White Sox.


Iowa guard Jor­dan Bo­han­non sinks the win­ning bas­ket over North­west­ern guard Anthony Gaines.

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