South Dakota State beats Iowa 79-69
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP)—Nate Wolters scored 25 points and dished out nine assists and South Dakota State upset Iowa 79-69 on Sunday, spoiling coach Fran McCaffery’s debut.
Clint Sargent added 16 points for the Jackrabbits (2-0), who handed the Hawkeyes their second straight loss in an opener.
Tony Fiegen hit a layup to put South Dakota State ahead 71-66, and Griffan Callahan buried a jumper from the corner to put the Jackrabbits ahead by seven with 2:25 left.
Eric May scored 20 points and Jarryd Cole had 17 points and eight boards for the Hawkeyes, who have dropped two consecutive openers after winning the previous 31.