The Iowa Hawkeyes survived a second half rally by Texas-San Antonio to post a 73-67 win last night in college basketball action in Iowa City. The Hawks controlled the opening half and led 42-28 at the break but the Roadrunners roared back in the second half and even held a brief two point lead late in the contest.
Iowa coach Todd Lickliter says that was a real key to the game when his team rallied. He says there were some great lessons to be learned from the game, and doing it with a win is better then taking a loss.
For the second straight game the Hawks shot better than 50 percent from the floor but they committed 19 turnovers. Lickliter says it’s a shame to shoot that well and then turn the ball over too much, as cutting the turnovers would made it a bigger margin.
Iowa is 2-0 and visits the Citadel on Thursday.