Bo­han­non’s three saves Iowa from up­set

The Columbus Dispatch - - Sports - From wire re­ports

Jor­dan Bo­han­non hit a three-pointer with three-tenths of a se­cond re­main­ing and No. 20 Iowa ral­lied from a 13-point deficit and beat North­west­ern 80-79 on Sun­day night in Iowa City, Iowa.

Bo­han­non scored his first points with 5:28 to go on a jumper and fin­ished with 15 points with 3-of-4 shoot­ing from three-point range, in­clud­ing the win­ner for Iowa (19-5, 8-5, Big Ten).

“It’s one of those things where if it ended the way that it did, you know (Bo­han­non) is go­ing to make the shot,” Iowa coach Fran Mccaf­fery said. “He’s fear­less. That’s why he’s got to be on the floor.”

Fresh­man Joe Wieskamp scored 21 points, in­clud­ing a three-pointer that was part of the Hawkeyes’ come­back with less than six min­utes re­main­ing. Tyler Cook had 19 points and 11 re­bounds, and Isa­iah Moss scored 16 points on 6-of-12 shoot­ing.

Iowa has won three straight and sits three games be­hind first­place Michi­gan in the con­fer­ence stand­ings.

Vic Law had 24 points and 10 re­bounds, Ryan Tay­lor scored 16 points, A.J. Turner added 15 and Der­erk Par­don scored 13 for North­west­ern (12-11, 3-9).

The Hawkeyes strug­gled through most of the game against the Wild­cats, get­ting dom­i­nated in re­bound­ing (37-26) and al­low­ing North­west­ern to shoot bet­ter than 50 per­cent from the field. NO. 12 HOUS­TON 65, NO. 25 CINCIN­NATI 58: Dejon Jar­reau scored

14 of his 16 points in the se­cond half, Corey Davis Jr. also scored 16 and host Hous­ton (23-1, 10-1 Amer­i­can Ath­letic Con­fer­ence) held off Cincin­nati (20-4, 9-2). Jar­reau scored 11 con­sec­u­tive points in the se­cond half, in­clud­ing six straight to give Hous­ton a 63-58 lead with three min­utes left. Davis and Jar­reau each made free throws in the fi­nal 20 sec­onds to seal it for the Cougars. Jar­ron Cum­ber­land scored 27 points on 9-of25 shoot­ing, and Cane Broome added 10 points for Cincin­nati, which had its eight-game win­ning streak snapped. NO. 2 LOUISVILLE 72, VIR­GINIA TECH 63: Asia Durr scored 34 points and Louisville (23-1, 10-1 At­lantic Coast Con­fer­ence) held off host Vir­ginia Tech (15-8, 2-8). Sam Fuehring added 21 points and 13 re­bounds for the Car­di­nals, who won their ninth in a row. Fuehring made con­sec­u­tive driv­ing bas­kets in the fi­nal quar­ter af­ter the Hok­ies had closed to within 62-56 with un­der four min­utes to play.

NO. 3 ORE­GON 88, NO. 11 STAN­FORD 48: Sab­rina Ionescu had 27 points, nine re­bounds and eight as­sists, and Ore­gon (23-1, 12-0 Pac-12) ran its Ncaa-best win­ning streak to 16 games by run­ning away from host Stan­ford (19-4, 9-3) to snap a 29-game los­ing streak at Maples Pavil­ion.

NO. 4 NOTRE DAME 97, NO. 24 FLORIDA STATE 70: Arike Ogun­bowale scored 27 points and Jes­sica Shep­ard added 26 as host Notre Dame (21-3, 9-2 ACC) beat Florida State (20-4, 8-3). Ogun­bowale, who had just 13 points on 4-of-15 shoot­ing in Thurs­day’s loss at No. 25 Mi­ami, moved closer to be­com­ing the school’s lead­ing scorer. She has 2,301 points. Sky­lar Dig­gers-smith is the all­time leader at 2,357. Nicki Ekhomu scored 26 points for the Semi­noles, who lost for the first time on the road this sea­son.

NO. 10 MARY­LAND 62, NO. 20 RUT­GERS 48: Kaila Charles scored 17 points and vis­it­ing Mary­land (22-2, 11-2) ex­tended its lead in the Big Ten over se­cond-place Rut­gers (17-6, 9-3). The Ter­rap­ins have won seven straight. Arella Guirantes scored 20 points to lead Rut­gers, which has lost two straight.


Iowa guard Jor­dan Bo­han­non fires the win­ning three-pointer over North­west­ern guard An­thony Gaines.

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