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No. 5 Iowa routs Northwestern 96-73

Luka Garza led the Hawkeyes with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

EVANSTON, Ill. — Luka Garza had 17 points and 10 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and No. 5 Iowa rolled to a 96-73 victory over Northwestern.  

Joe Wieskamp had 16 points and CJ Fredrick added 13 as the Hawkeyes won their fifth straight and improved to 12-2. 

Iowa and Michigan are tied for the Big Ten lead. Pete Nance had 16 points for Northwestern. 

The Wildcats have lost five in a row and are 6-6.

Credit: AP
Iowa guard/forward Joe Wieskamp, center, goes up for a shot between Northwestern guard Anthony Gaines, left, and forward Pete Nance during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Evanston, Ill., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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