Hawkeyes Fly Past Paris to Open Foreign Tour

PARIS, France โ€“ The University of Iowa menโ€™s basketball team flew past the Paris All-Stars, 123-77, to open its foreign tour.

All 11 Hawkeyes scored en route to the victory, led by fifth-year Ben Krikke and junior Payton Sandfort, who each scored 22 points. Krikke earned a double-double with 10 rebounds, while freshman Owen Freeman came off the bench with 10 points and 15 rebounds. Senior Tony Perkins stuffed the stat sheet with 19 points, five assists, four steals and three rebounds.

Freshmen Pryce Sandfort and Brock Harding also got into double figure scoring with 13 and 10 points, respectively.

As a team, the Hawkeyes shot 50.6% from the field and buried 16 three-pointers. The Sandfort brothers accounted for seven of the 16 made three-pointers, with Harding, Perkins, and sophomores Josh Dix and Dasonte Bowen knocked down two apiece. Redshirt sophomore Carter Kingsbury added to the tally with one three-pointer. Iowa had 27 assists on 41 made shots. Defensively, the Hawkeyes had 15 steals.

Games are not scheduled to be streamed, but fans can stay updated via hawkeyesports.com and @IowaHoops social media channels for updates.

Upcoming Games
Aug. 11 โ€“ Valencia All-Stars โ€“ Noon (CT)
Aug. 14 โ€“ Barcelona All-Stars โ€“ Noon (CT)