NCAA MBB Iowa 86, Gophers 77 

Despite Dawson Garcia’s 30-point performance, the University of Minnesota men’s basketball team fell to 3-3 in the Big Ten and 12-5 overall in an 86-77 loss to Iowa, Monday night on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Iowa improved to 11-6 overall and 3-3 in the Big Ten. Joshua Ola-Joseph had 15 points and Cam Christie had 12 to round out Minnesota’s high scorers. It was Garcia’s second 30-point game of the season and in Big Ten play. Iowa shot 53.8 percent from the field, while Minnesota was held to 48.3 percent. The Hawkeyes also outrebounded the Gophers, 37-30. The Gophers are at Michigan State Thursday night.

Gopher head coach Ben Johnson on how he would recap what went wrong against Iowa

Johnson on needing to pay attention to detail defensively if they want to have success

Johnson on needing to be ready for the best your opposition can give you especially in the Big Ten

With the win Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery passed DR. Tom Davis on the Hawkeye list for all time wins 272-271.

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