The Iowa Conference men’s basketball race heads into the second half with half of the teams still in the title hunt. Buena Vista leads the way with a 7-2 record. Simpson, Loras, Cornell and Wartburg are all a game back in the loss column.Wartburg coach Dick Peth says with a strong finish any of the five teams could win it, and he says they felt there would be several teams in the race at the start of the season. He says teams will have to win at home and only have one or two losses on the road in the final games.Wartburg visits Simpson tonight. Buena Vista coach Brian Van Haaften expects a close race to the finish. He says it comes down to the team that ends up being the most consistent.B-V visits Central and Simpson this weekend.