MINNEAPOLIS -- Matt Gatens had 19 points, six rebounds and three steals to lead Iowa's second-half surge past Minnesota for a 64-62 victory on Wednesday night.
Maverick Ahanmisi's runner from the edge of the lane in traffic bounced off the other side of the rim as the buzzer sounded, giving the Hawkeyes (10-6, 2-1) their first back-to-back Big Ten road wins in five seasons. They nearly blew it after an impressive rally, watching an seven-point lead inside the 60-second mark shrink to two after Ralph Sampson III picked up a loose ball off his own missed free throw and made a layup to cut the lead to two with 8 seconds left.
Roy Marble was fouled and missed both free throws, giving the Gophers (12-4, 0-3) one more chance.
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Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.