Iowa basketball: Hawkeyes jump four spots in AP basketball poll after Ohio State win
The Hawkeyes, now 18-7 overall and 12-6 in the Big Ten, moved to No. 5 in this week's AP poll, up from No. 9 last week. Iowa is ranked No. 8 in this week's Ferris Mowers Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll, up from No. 12 last week.
On Sunday, the Hawkeyes beat the Buckeyes, 73-57, in Columbus in their most important game of the season. Jordan Bohannon set Iowa's career assist record during the game. Ohio State fell to No. 7 in the AP poll this week, down from No. 4.
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The key victory against Ohio State followed the 79-57 road loss to the Wolverines, a game in which the Hawkeyes lost reserve forward Jack Nunge for the season. Michigan leapfrogged Baylor in this week's AP poll and now sits at No. 2 in the country.
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Iowa next faces Nebraska at home on Thursday (8 p.m., BTN). They play Wisconsin in Iowa City on Sunday (11:30 a.m., Fox) to close out the regular season.