Bo­han­non pow­ers Hawkeyes’ come­back

Guard scores 15 in fi­nal 51⁄2 min­utes as Iowa ral­lies for win

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Iowa City, Iowa — Jor­dan Bo­han­non hit a 3-pointer from 23 feet with three-tenths of a se­cond re­main­ing as No. 20 Iowa ral­lied from a 13-point deficit and beat North­west­ern, 80-79, Sun­day night.

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

Fresh­man Joe Wieskamp scored 21 points, in­clud­ing a 3pointer 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-for-12 shoot­ing.

Iowa has won three

straight and sit three games be­hind Michi­gan in the Big Ten 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 vis­it­ing Wild­cats, get­ting beat heav­ily on the boards (37-26) and al­low­ing North­west­ern to shoot bet­ter than 50 per­cent from the field.

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Ohio State 55, (at) In­di­ana 52: An­dre Wes­son scored the last of his 15 points on a tie-break­ing dunk with 20 sec­onds left Sun­day to help Ohio State.

The Buck­eyes (16-7, 6-6 Big Ten) won their third straight over­all and added a key road vic­tory to their post­sea­son re­sume.

Romeo Lang­ford had 15 points to lead In­di­ana (13-11, 4-9), which has lost nine of its last 10 and four in a row at home. Devonte Green had 10 points and Juwan Mor­gan fin­ished with a ca­reer-high 14 re­bounds.

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(At) No. 12 Hous­ton 65, No. 25 Cincin­nati 58: DeJon Jar­reau scored 14 of his 16 in the se­cond half, Corey Davis Jr. also had 16 for Hous­ton.

Jar­reau added eight re­bounds and five as­sists.

Jar­reau scored 11 con­sec­u­tive points in the se­cond half, in­clud­ing six straight to give Hous­ton a 63-58 lead with 3 ½ min­utes left in the game.

Davis and Jar­reau each made free throws in the fi­nal 20 sec­onds to seal it for the Cougars (23-1, 10-1 Amer­i­can Ath­letic Con­fer­ence).

Galen Robin­son Jr. had 10 points for Hous­ton, which won its eighth straight and ex­tended its home win­ning streak to 32 games.

Hous­ton shot 49 per­cent from the field.

Jar­ron Cum­ber­land scored 27 points on 9-of-25 shoot­ing, and Cane Broome added 10 points for Cincin­nati (20-4, 9-2), which had its eight-game win­ning streak snapped.

The Bearcats shot 33 per­cent from the field, in­clud­ing 27 per­cent in the se­cond half.

Af­ter tak­ing a 58-57 lead on Cum­ber­land’s 3-pointer with 6:11 left, Cincin­nati missed its last 11 field goals and went score­less for the rest of the game.

Hous­ton led 34-33 at the half be­hind Davis’ 11 points.


Michi­gan 66, (at) Penn State 62: Hai­ley Brown scored 20, and Naz Hill­mon came off the bench to add 19 points and 11 re­bounds as Michi­gan (16-9, 7-6) won its fourth straight.

The Wolverines trailed 60-56 with 3:23 left, but closed with a 10-2 run, in­clud­ing six from Hill­mon, a fresh­man.

Brown was 6-of-8 from 3point range. Deja Church added 10 points.

Char­lie Neibergall/As­so­ci­ated Press

North­west­ern cen­ter Der­erk Par­don (5) is fouled by Iowa for­ward Tyler Cook while driv­ing to the bas­ket dur­ing the first half Sun­day night in Iowa City, Iowa. The Hawkeyes ral­lied for a 80-79 vic­tory.

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