Iowa throttles Coppin State, 80-50
Aaron White scored 20 points as Iowa throttled Coppin State 80-50 on Saturday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes (11-2) have won six straight games for the first time in eight years.
White made 7 of 8 shots from the floor and 6 of 7 from the foul line. The forward had six dunks – including a nice one-hand slam off an alley-oop.
The Hawkeyes scored 50 points in the paint and missed all 17 of their 3-point attempts.
Iowa used a 17-2 run in the first half to pull away from Coppin State (3-10). The Eagles didn’t score on 16 of 17 possessions during that 10-minute stretch.
Gabriel Olaseni powerful two-handed slam:
Eric May throws down highlight-reel And-1:
Long baseball pass leads to Aaron White’s sixth dunk:
Aaron White dunks again in transition:
Aaron White highlight-reel alley-oop:
Aaron White one-handed putback:
Aaron White soars for alley-oop:
Gabriel Olaseni slams in transition:
Aaron White slam puts end to ugly sequence:
Anthony Clemmons steal leads to Devyn Marble dunk:
FINAL: Aaron White scored 20 points to lead Iowa to an 80-50 win over Coppin State on Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. Iowa (11-2) hit 52 percent of its field goals (31-of-60). The Hawkeyes went 18-of-31 from the charity stripe as a team (58 percent). Iowa also got double-digit performances from Roy Devyn Marble (11 points) and Gabriel Olaseni (14 points).
HALFTIME: Iowa held Coppin State’s offense to just six first-half field goals, and the Hawkeyes lead 40-14 at halftime. Iowa , which never trailed, went on a 33-7 run to blow things open at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes have been effective inside, making 17-of-20 two-point field goals, but they have struggled on the perimeter, shooting 0-for-11 from three-point range. Eight Iowa players scored in the first half. Aaron White has nine points to lead the Hawkeyes.
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