Duquesne 52, Iowa 50

Nov. 17, 2009

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Iowa held Duquesne to only 19 points in the second half. The Hawkeyes trailed by as many as 11 points twice in the second half, but was able to rally and take the lead twice late in the contest.

Iowa led by one point (50-49) with 41 seconds left in the contest after freshman Brennan Cougill converted a traditional 3-point play. On Duquesne’s next possession, Bill Clark drained the game-winning 3-pointer off a screen and a Hawkeye defender in his face to claim a 52-50 advantage.

Sophomore Anthony Tucker led Iowa in scoring with 16 points. Junior Jarryd Cole had seven points, seven rebounds, one block and took a couple charges defensively. Freshman Brennan Cougill contributed eight points, four rebounds, a block and a steal in 15 minutes of action off the bench.

Both teams struggled from the foul line. Duquesne was only 2-of-9 (.222) from the charity stripe, while Iowa was 8-of-15 (.533).

Iowa scored 50 points in each of its first two games.

Iowa returns to action Friday night when it hosts Bowling Green. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

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