Hawkeyes get revenge on Minnesota for Christmas Day loss

Garza scores 33, No. 5 Iowa beats No. 16 Minnesota 86-71
Published: Jan. 10, 2021 at 4:52 PM CST
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG) -Luka Garza scored 33 points and Joe Wieskamp added 20 as No. 5 Iowa defeated No. 16 Minnesota 86-71.

Jordan Bohannon had 19 points and a career-high 14 assists for the Hawkeyes, who avenged their overtime loss to the Golden Gophers on Christmas.

Iowa led 39-37 at halftime and opened the second half with a 22-6 run. Garza had 10 of his points in that stretch.

Minnesota rallied from a 63-45 deficit to get to within five points twice late in the second half.

Both Gach and Marcus Carr scored 13 points apiece for the Gophers.

Minnesota had defeated Iowa 102-95 in overtime on Dec. 25 by coming back from seven points down with 44 seconds left.

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