Monday, February 11, 2019 1:00 am
Men's College Basketball
Balanced Irish top Ga. Tech
SOUTH BEND – T.J. Gibbs scored 20 points, D.J. Harvey added 18 and John Mooney had his 15th double-double of the season as Notre Dame beat Georgia Tech 69-59 Sunday night.
Coming off a 62-47 loss at Miami last Wednesday, the Irish (13-11, 3-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) won for only the second time in their last seven. Notre Dame shot just 32.8 percent (21 of 64).
Mooney, whose streak of eight consecutive games with a double-doubles was snapped at Miami, finished with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Prentiss Hubb added 13 points for Notre Dame.
Michael Devoe scored 18 points and Abdoulaye Gueye added 12 for the Yellow Jackets (11-13, 3-8) who lost for the fifth straight time since a 63-61 victory over Notre Dame on Jan. 22 in Atlanta. Georgia Tech shot 40.7 percent (22 of 54) but turned the ball over 14 times, six more than the Irish, and was outrebounded 45-39.
No. 20 IOWA 80, NORTHWESTERN 79: In Iowa City, Iowa, Jordan Bohannon hit a 3-pointer from 23 feet with three-tenths of a second remaining to lift the Hawkeyes, who rallied from a 13-point deficit.
Bohannon scored his first points with 5:28 to go on a jumper and finished with 15 points with 3-for-4 shooting from 3-point range, including the winner for Iowa (19-5, 8-5, Big Ten).
Freshman Joe Wieskamp scored 21 points, including a 3-pointer that was part of the Hawkeyes' comeback with less than six minutes remaining. Tyler Cook had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Isaiah Moss scored 16 points.
Iowa has won three straight and sit three games behind Michigan in the Big Ten standings.
Vic Law had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Ryan Taylor scored 16 points, A.J. Turner added 15 and Dererk Pardon scored 13 for Northwestern (12-11, 3-9).
The Hawkeyes got beat heavily on the boards (37-26) and allowed Northwestern to shoot better than 50 percent from the field.