It wasn’t a good night for the Iowa Hawkeyes as they fell to Virginia Tech 79-55 on the road–the third loss in four games. The Hawkeyes’ 33.3 percent shooting was their worst of the season. Illinois lost for the first time this season, falling to Wake Forest 80-73. Western Illinois beat IUPUI 90-77. They’re 5-1 on the season. Iowa Wesleyan’s men fell to Principia 85-78. The women didn’t fare any better, falling to Grinnell 67-57.
In prep basketball, boys side: West Burlington over Central Lee 62-56. New London over Notre Dame 68-59. Danville over WACO 86-57. Louisa-Muscatine over Mediapolis 53-39.
Girls side: North Scott over Burlington 57-40. Note Dame over New London 49-53. Central Lee over West Burlington 67-51.
The Chicago Bulls have a six-game losing streak and a league-worst 3-16 record after Devin Booker’s 33 points carried the Phoenix Suns to a 104-99 win at Chicago.
The SCC Blackhawks play tonight against NIACC at 7:00. Listen live on Hot 97.3.