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Huskers blown out by Hawkeyes in Iowa City, extend losing streak to eight straight

Posted: 11:09 PM, Feb 08, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-09 00:09:51-05
Fred Hoiberg frustrated

IOWA CITY (KMTV) — The Nebraska men's basketball team had a pitiful start to both halves on Saturday as Iowa scored its most points ever against the Huskers in a 96-72 win for the Hawkeyes.

Joe Wieskamp scored a career-high 30, while Luka Garza added 22. The Hawkeyes outscored Nebraska, 23-7 to start the game then opened the 2nd half on a 31-10 run.

Jervay Green led NU with 18. Nebraska is now 7-16 overall, 2-10 in league play while Iowa improved to 17-7 overall, 8-5 in conference.

The Big Red has now dropped eight straight and will try to break the losing streak on Tuesday at Maryland starting at 7:30 p.m. on BTN.