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Iowa Men lose another heartbreaker, 74-70 in 2 overtimes at Wisconsin


Wisconsin snapped a three-game losing streak against Iowa beating the Hawkeyes 74-70 in double overtime in Madison.  Iowa trailed 28-17 in the first half before going on a 12-3 run to cut the deficit to 31-29 at halftime.

The Hawkeyes led 51-42 with 6:16 to play before the Badgers closed with a 17-8 run to send the game to overtime tied at 59.

Three of the last eight meetings between Iowa and Wisconsin have gone to overtime. It was Iowa's second overtime game of the season, but first double-overtime game since 1977.

Iowa grabbed 51 rebounds, its most in Big Ten play and third-most of the season. 
Freshman Mike Gesell led Iowa with 14 points, his fourth time this season leading the team in scoring. Gesell has scored in double-figures in four of the past six games.     
Junior Melsahn Basabe led Iowa on the glass with eight rebounds, the sixth time he has led Iowa in rebounding this season. 
Sophomore Aaron White scored 11 points and had ten free throw attempts. White has taken at least ten free throw attempts in six games this season.
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