No. 5 Iowa blows out Nebraska, 102-64

The Hawkeyes made 16 three-pointers, led by Jordan Bohannon's eight. National Player of the Year frontrunner Luka Garza finished with 14 points and eight rebounds. 
Iowa Mens Basketball Vs Nebraska
Iowa Hawkeyes center Luka Garza (55) goes to the hoop against the Nebraska Cornhuskers Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. (Brian Ray/hawkeyesports.com)
Credit: Brian Ray (Iowa Athletics)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KLKN) — Nebraska’s two-game win streak came to an end in blowout fashion on Thursday. The Huskers fell at No. 5 Iowa, 102-64, in Iowa City.

The Hawkeyes made 16 three-pointers, led by Jordan Bohannon’s eight. National Player of the Year frontrunner Luka Garza finished with 14 points and eight rebounds.

Kobe Webster led the Huskers with 17 points.

Nebraska ends the regular season at Northwestern on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. before the Big Ten Tournament begins next week.

POSTGAME NOTES:

*-Lat Mayen posted his first career double-double with 14 points and career-high 13 rebounds. The 13 rebounds was not only a career high (previous high was 12 against South Dakota), but tied for the most by a Husker this season (Yvan Ouedraogo vs. Doane on Dec. 17).
*-Kobe Webster scored 17 points, including 5-of-8 from 3-point range. It was his highest Big Ten total of the season and most since he had 20 against Georgia Tech on Dec. 9
*-Iowa became the first time to shoot 50 percent against NU since the Huskers returned from its pause on Feb. 6
*-Thorir Thorbjarnarson tied his season and career high with five assists. He has had 10 assists in the Huskers’ last two contests.
*-Nebraska falls to 0-9 this season against ranked teams, including 0-5 against top-10 teams

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