In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull last night, the New Hampton Chickasaw boys basketball team was at home for a Northeast Iowa Conference match-up with the Crestwood Cadets. The game was tight throughout, but the Chickasaws trailed by five heading into the fourth quarter. New Hampton had a strong quarter and were able to tie the game at the end of regulation to force overtime. Each team scored seven points in the overtime period which forced a second overtime. Both offenses went wild in the second extra period, but in the end it was Crestwood who outscored the Chickasaws 17-16 in the second overtime to claim the 64-63 win. Keegan John led the Chickasaws with 24 points and Jake Zwanziger added 10. The New Hampton boys fall to 5-5 overall this season and they are now 0-4 in the NEIC. They will be looking for their first conference win on Friday when they host Oelwein.
The New Hampton Chickasaw girls basketball team was in Cresco last night taking on the second-ranked and undefeated Crestwood Cadets in Northeast Iowa Conference action. The Chickasaws were unable to get their offense going and were beaten 57-24. Isabel Leicthman led the New Hampton offense with eight points and Sadie Tenge added five. The Chickasaw girls are now 7-4 overall this season and they drop to 2-3 in the NEIC. They will be back in action on Friday at Oelwein.
Michigan drained eight three pointers in the opening half and used a 22-4 run to take contrrol in a 75-68 win at Iowa. It snapped a five game losing streak to the Hawkeyes as the Wolverines claimed a rare victory in Iowa City.
That’s Michigan coach John Beilein. The Wolverines shot 62 percent in the opening half and for the game were 11 of 25 from three point range.
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says the Hawkeyes dug themselves too big of a hole in the opening half.
Iowa trailed by as many as 18 points in falling to 0-3 in the Big Ten.
Sophomore Tyler Cook led Iowa with 29 points and eight rebounds. The Hawkeyes host Ohio State tomorrow night.