Cold-shooting Seton Hall falls to Iowa in Gavitt Tipoff

Kris Murray tied a career high with 29 points, Filip Rebraca added 10 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks and Iowa beat Seton Hall 83-67 on Wednesday night at Prudential Center in the Gavitt Tipoff Games between the Big Ten and Big East.

Dre Davis scored 13 points off the bench to lead Seton Hall (2-1). Kadary Richmond and Jamir Harris each added 11 for the Pirates, who shot just 35.8 percent from the field and turned the ball over 16 times.

Iowa's Kris Murray, who scored 29 points, drives on Tae Davis' during Seton Hall's 83-67 loss.
Iowa’s Kris Murray, who scored 29 points, drives on Tae Davis during Seton Hall’s 83-67 loss.
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Rebraca blocked a shot at the halftime buzzer to keep Iowa ahead 34-22. The Hawkeyes shot just 33.3 percent from the field in the first half, but their defense held Seton Hall to 20 percent shooting with 11 turnovers.

Murray also grabbed 11 rebounds for his second career double-double. Tony Perkins had 18 points with five assists and McCaffery finished with 11 points for the Hawkeyes (3-0).

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