The Iowa Hawkeyes defeated Penn State 77-68 Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out crowd.  Luka Garza led the Hawks with 25 points and extended his streak of 20 or more points against Big Ten teams to 14 games.

The Hawks went on a 12-3 run to start the 2nd half and established a double-digit advantage. After a 9-0 run, they didn't look back and at one point led by 17. The team looked great and this was a huge win for the program.

I was at the game and I must say, it was pretty cool. Every seat was sold with an announced attendance was 15,056. If you ask me, Iowa basketball is back in a major way and it's great to see!

Iowa improves to 20-9 overall and 11-7 in the Big Ten standings. The last regular-season home is this Tuesday, March 3rd in Iowa City.

It's senior night and Purdue will be in town. Tip-off is set for 8:07 and you can catch all of the action on BTN.

Go Hawks!