College basketball action resumes on Tuesday night when the Iowa Hawkeyes host Virginia Tech as part of the Big Ten/ACC challenge. The Hawks picked up their second win of the season on Saturday with an unusually high scoring 73-63 victory. Jaryd Cole had a big day and finished with a career high 24 points and ten rebounds as the Hawkeyes improved to 2-4 on the season.
The in-state series resumes, Wednesday night in Ames when the Iowa State Cyclones host U.N.I. The Cyclones suffered their first loss of the season 67-65 to Northwestern in the championship game of the Chicago Invitational. The Cyclones fall to 6-1 on the season. U.N.I. is 3-1 after a 52-45 win over Northern Illinois in Cedar Falls on Saturday.
The Panthers built a commanding nine point halftime advantage then survived a nearly ten minute scoring drought to post the win.