IOWA CITY, Iowa. (KCRG) - The #18 Iowa Hawkeyes defeated the Wisconsin badgers 68-62 to improve their record to 15-5 (6-3). Following the loss, Wisconsin falls to 12-9 (5-5).
Wisconsin guard D'Mitrik Trice drives past Iowa guard Joe Toussaint, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
The Hawkeyes extend their win streak to five and have won nine of their last 11 games.
The Hawkeyes and Badgers were tied at 30 at halftime but the Badgers got hot to start the second half and propelled themselves to a 12 point lead.
Iowa then outscored Wisconsin 23-5 over the last 7:31 of the game to pull out the six point comeback victory.
Luka Garza posted his 12th double-double of the season with 21 points and 18 rebounds (ties personal best). Freshman Joe Toussaint registered 11 points.
Iowa's next action is Thursday on the road against #15 Maryland at 7:30 (CT).