(Iowa City) In the first round of the NIT on Tuesday it was Iowa edging Dayton 84-75. Iowa shot 56% in the game compared to Dayton’s 39% field goal shooting.
Freshman Aaron White led the way with a 25 point and 11 rebound double-double while Bishop Heelan Catholic graduate Zach McCabe made all nine of his shot attempts and scored 20 points.
The Hawks improve to 18-16 heading into the second round. Iowa is now matched up with the Oregon Ducks who are led by former Creighton head coach Dana Altman.