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Tisdale's 25 sinks Hawkeyes 81-68

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CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS (KWWL) -- Mike Tisdale scored 25 as Illinois handed Iowa their 5th straight loss 81-68.

Iowa trailed most of the game, but pulled the score to 38-35 on a Bryce Cartwright 3 pointer early in the second half.  The Illini countered with a 20-8 run over the next few minutes to seal the ball game.

Melsahn Besabe scored 17 for the Hawks, while Jarryd Cole added 15 in the loss.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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