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Iowa rolls past Minnesota 72-52 in Big Ten home opener

Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp celebrates after making a three-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Minnesota. Photo: AP/Charlie Neibergall
Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp celebrates after making a three-point basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Minnesota.

Updated: December 09, 2019 09:32 PM

Sophomore Joe Wieskamp scored a season-high 23 points and Iowa blew past Minnesota 72-52 in its Big Ten home opener.

Luka Garza had 21 points with 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes, who hit 8 of their first 16 3s in cruising to their second win in three tries. Wieskamp opened the second half with a 3 to give Iowa its first double-digit lead, 40-29, and Wieskamp pushed it to 49-34 on a layup.

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Garza followed with an inside bucket that made it a 17-point game.
 

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