Oregon Outruns Iowa 108-97 in NIT

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March 18th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — E.J. Singler scored 25 points, Olu Ashaolu had 22 points and Oregon defeated Iowa 108-97 in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Carlos Emory also had 19 points, and Devoe Joseph and Garrett Sim scored 15 each for the Ducks (24-9), who rallied from a 15-point deficit in the first half to advance to the quarterfinals and a game against Pac-12 rival Washington in Seattle on Tuesday. Oregon’s 108 points was its most in a game since beating UC Riverside 108-67 Dec. 28, 2002. Devyn Marble led the Hawkeyes (18-17) with 31 points and made all seven of his 3-point attempts. He shot 10 of 15 overall. Aaron White also scored 22 for Iowa, Melsahn Basabe had 17 points and Bryce Cartwright had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Oregon took the lead for good on a 3-pointer by Joseph with 11:44 to play in the game that made it 71-68.