Penn State Vs. Iowa: Nittany Lions Down Hawkeyes, 69-64

The Nittany Lions host the Hawkeyes looking to build momentum.

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Penn State Vs. Iowa In Review: Nittany Lions' Balanced Attack Sinks Hawkeyes

A look back at the highs, lows and reaction from Penn State's 69-64 win against Iowa on Thursday night.

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Penn State Vs. Iowa: Nittany Lions Hold On, 69-64

Penn State held on for its second straight victory on Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center, downing Iowa 69-64 despite a late charge from coach Fran McCaffery's squad.

The Nittany Lions (12-15, 4-10 Big Ten) raced out to a 38-24 lead in the first half and nursed that to the end, though the Hawkeyes (13-13, 5-8 Big Ten) came on strong in the end, outscoring Penn State 40-31 after the break and closing the gap to as few as two points.

Tim Frazier led the Lions with 18 points, four assists and four rebounds. Cammeron Woodyard was close behind on the scoring sheet with 13 points on 4-9 shooting and added three rebounds, too. Jon Graham had a career high 10 points to go with six rebounds. Eight players total scored points for Penn State, which shot 39.6 percent from the field in the game.

Matt Gatens was the game's leading scorer with 21 points for the Hawkeyes on 6-13 shooting from the field. Aaron White finished with 16 points and Roy Devyn Marble scored 13.

The teams finished even, 34-34 in the rebound department, though Penn State prevailed 13-12 on the offensive glass. The Lions also finished with just eight turnovers in the game.

Penn State will be back on the road for its next matchup against Wisconsin on Saturday looking for its first three-game winning streak since the first three games of the season.

For full analysis and reaction from players and coaches after Penn State's win, be sure to stay tuned to SB Nation Pittsburgh on Friday.

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Penn State Vs. Iowa: Nittany Lions Take 38-24 Halftime Lead

Penn State took a 38-24 lead into halftime of its game against Iowa on Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center behind some strong defense and a balanced scoring effort.

The Nittany Lions (11-15, 3-10 Big Ten) shot 44.4 percent from the field and spread the scoring around. Eight players tallied points for Patrick Chambers' squad, led by Cammeron Woodyard's 12 points on 4-6 shooting and Jonathan Graham's six points and four rebounds. The Lions also held the Hawkeyes (13-12, 5-7 Big Ten) to percent 26.9 percent shooting from the field and turned the ball over just five times.

Aaron White was the big scorer for Iowa, finishing with 10 points. Roy Devyn Marble had nine points, but no other Hawkeye player had more than two points beyond that pair.

For a recap and full analysis after the game, be sure to stay tuned to SB Nation Pittsburgh on Thursday night and Friday morning.

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Penn State Vs. Iowa: Nittany Lions Look For Two-Straight At Home

The Nittany Lions host the Hawkeyes looking to build momentum.

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