Photos and postgame: Hawkeyes 79, Cincinnati 72


COLUMBUS, OHIO – MARCH 22: Nicholas Baer #51 of the Iowa Hawkeyes dunks the ball during the second half against the Cincinnati Bearcats in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The No. 10 seed Hawkeyes hit the road to Columbus and beat 7-seed Cincinnati in Ohio on Friday for a first round win in the NCAA Tournament, rallying from 13 down early.

Iowa will play Tennessee on Sunday. 

Luka Garza scored 20 points, Jordan Bohannon made a three-point play during the Hawkeyes’ closing surge and the Hawks kept the Big Ten unblemished by rallying for a 79-72 victory over the Bearcats.

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