9:30 PM ET, April 2, 2013
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
NEW YORK -- Roy Devyn Marble and Iowa could get used to these fast starts.Marble had 21 points and nine rebounds to help Iowa, whose slow start to the Big Ten season kept the Hawkeyes from the NCAA tournament, reach the National Invitation Tournament championship game for the first time with a 71-60 win over Maryland on Tuesday night."I thought one of the keys to the game was how we came out," Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. "We got into a flow early, and then the same thing late, kept everything going."
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||24-57 (.421)||23-57 (.404)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-12 (.333)||5-15 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||19-24 (.792)||9-16 (.563)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|
|» Apr 2, 2013||IOWA 71, @MD 60||Recap|
Iowa scored 27 points off 17 Maryland turnovers in its NIT semifinal win Tuesday, its most points off turnovers in a game this season and tied for the most such points Maryland has allowed this season. The Terrapins scored two points off turnovers, tied for both the fewest such points they have scored and the fewest Iowa has allowed in a game this season.
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