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Iowa knocks off Drake 83-66

DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Melsahn Besabe led four Hawkeyes in double figures with 15 points as Iowa took down in-state rival Drake 83-66 on Saturday night.

Devyn Marble and Peter Jok added 14 apiece as Iowa won their fourth straight against the Bulldogs.

The teams battled early, but Iowa used a 10-0 run at the end of the half to pull away.  The Hawkeyes eventually shot out to a 23 point lead in the second half.

Iowa hosts Fairleigh-Dickinson on Monday before traveling for a highly anticipated match-up at Iowa State on Friday.

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