Murray scores 35, Iowa hold on to beat Maryland 80-75
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray made 5 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high tying 35 points to help Iowa beat Maryland 80-75.
Murray made 14 of 21 from the field, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots.
Filip Rebraca had 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds for Iowa (11-3, 1-2 Big Ten) and Joe Toussaint added nine points, nine assists and three steals.
Murray gave the Hawkeyes the lead for good with a 3-pointer that sparked a 17-5 run midway through the second half.
Toussaint added a 3 and Murray hit another from behind the arc before Tony Perkins made two free throws to cap the spurt and make it 68-58 with 5:22 remaining. Eric Ayala led the Terrapins (8-5, 0-2) with 19 points.
Copyright 2022 Associated Press. All rights reserved.