Aaron White tied his season high with 21 points as Iowa beat South Dakota 87-63 on Tuesday night. Devyn Marble added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Hawkeyes (7-2), who pulled away from the Coyotes with a 15-0 run at the end of the first half. Trevor Gruis scored 16 points to lead South Dakota (4-5). Iowa controlled the interior with 54 points in the paint and a 50-31 rebounding margin. South Dakota nailed nine 3-pointers, including 5 of 8 to start the game.
The Hawkeyes finished 2 of 16 from outside. Iowa native Casey Kasperbauer scored 14 points, making 4 of 8 from 3-point range for the Coyotes. Mike Gesell scored 12 points for Iowa. Adam Woodbury chipped in 10 points.