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Hawkeyes Eliminate Sycamores From The NIT

Last updated on Thursday, March 21, 2013

(Iowa City, IA) - The Indiana State Sycamores were eliminated from the National Invitation Tournament, falling to the Iowa Hawkeyes 68-52 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City.

The third-seeded Hawkeyes opened the second half with a 19 to 4 scoring run in advancing comfortably to the quarter-finals of the postseason tournament.

The Sycamores were out-rebounded 39 to 25 and shot 38 percent from-the-field in their first trip to the NIT since 1978.

Ron Devyn Marble led all scorers with 24 points and Justin Gant led sixth-seeded Indiana State with 16 points.

ISU finish the season with an 18-15 overall record.

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