No. 22 Iowa beats Northeastern 87-59

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP)—Sophomore Morgan Johnson scored a career-high 22 points, Kachine Alexander added 21 points and 12 rebounds and No. 22 Iowa beat winless Northeastern 87-59 on Saturday.

Kelly Krei chipped in 18 points for the Hawkeyes (4-0), who overcame 19 turnovers by outrebounding the Huskies 51-27.

Northeastern (0-3) trailed 40-35 early in the second half. But Iowa went on a 9-2 run, capped by a Johnson jumper, to move ahead by 12.

The Hawkeyes used an 18-5 spurt to take an 80-55 lead with 2:49 left.

Kashaia Cannon had 16 points for the Huskies and Afreyea Tolbert added 12.

Updated Saturday, Nov 20, 2010

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 Top Performers
 Northeastern
Jamie Conroy Jamie Conroy
4-8,  10 Pts
4 Rebs, 7 Assists
 Iowa
Kachine Alexander Kachine Alexander
7-14,  21 Pts
12 Rebs, 6 Assists

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