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Iowa Pulls Away From Cyclones in 2nd Half

IOWA CITY (KWWL)-- Jeff Peterson led four Iowa players in double figures with 17 points and the Hawkeyes pounded rival Iowa State 73-57 Friday night.

Jermain Davis added 16 points for the Hawkeyes (9-2), who opened the second half on a 25-4 run to blow open what had been a tight game.

Iowa, which led by two at the break, got a pair a 3s from Peterson that helped put them ahead 48-34 with 14:55 left. Matt Gatens pushed Iowa's lead to 16 by cutting through the lane for a layup and hitting a pair of free throws, and Peterson followed Devan Bawinkel's 3 with a layup to make it 59-36 with 10:45 to go.

Diante Garrett had 16 points to lead Iowa State (6-3), which lost its second straight to an instate school. The Cyclones blew a late lead and lost at home to Drake, 66-63, on Tuesday.
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