Illinois 28 27 55
Iowa 31 32 63
Date of game: 3/5/2013

Recap: Iowa vs. Illinois

Iowa City, IA (Sports Network) - Roy Devyn Marble scored 21 points in leading the Iowa Hawkeyes to a 63-55 victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini in a Big Ten Conference bout at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Josh Oglesby chipped in 10 points off the bench for Iowa (19-11, 8-9 Big Ten) which had lost two of its previous three games.

Brandon Paul had 18 points and a game-high nine rebounds add D.J. Richardson registered 13 points for Illinois (21-10, 8-9) which had won six of its previous seven.

Iowa went into the break leading 31-28 by shooting 48.3 percent from the field. Though Illinois shot just 26.5 percent from the field, a 7-1 edge from the free-throw line kept the Illini in range.

Both teams struggled in the final 20 minutes with Illinois hitting 31 percent from the floor while Iowa was even worse at 28 percent. However the Hawkeyes notched 15 points from the free-throw line to hold on.

Gabriel Olaseni blocked six shots to lead Iowa which had 12 rejections as a team. The Hawkeyes also outscored the Illini, 28-12, in the paint.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.