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Iowa beats Drake 82-68
By LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer Saturday, Dec 17, 2011

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP)—Matt Gatens led five Hawkeyes in double figures with 20 points and Iowa knocked off Drake 82-68 to snap a two-game losing streak.

Bryce Cartwright added 12 points for the Hawkeyes (6-5), who also avoided a sweep at the hands of their instate rivals.

Iowa raced out to a 14-point halftime lead and, despite a brief run by the Bulldogs midway through the second half, cruised to their third straight win over Drake.

Rayvonte Rice led Drake (6-4) with 23 points, 19 of those coming in the second half. Ben Simons, the Bulldogs leading scorer, suffered through foul trouble and had just five points.

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 Drake
Rayvonte Rice Rayvonte Rice
8-16,  23 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Iowa
Matt Gatens Matt Gatens
7-14,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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