Iowa Falls 86-72 to Rutgers - Recap

Ron Harper Jr. went off for 27 points and added 5 rebounds leading Rutgers over Iowa, 86-72, on Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Bettors who backed Rutgers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +8.5 at sportsbooks.

Rutgers got 13 points from Issa Thiam and another 11 points from Caleb McConnell. Geo Baker contributed 9 assists, while Geo Baker cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Iowa got 17 points from Nicholas Baer in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tyler Cook. Joe Wieskamp contributed 3 assists for them, while Joe Wieskamp had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Rutgers were victorious, as the score was 39-31 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Iowa as they grabbed 36 boards, while Rutgers only had 34

Next game, Rutgers takes its act home to face Penn State looking for another win. For Iowa, they head on the road to face Wisconsin.