Mike Gesell hit a driving layup through contact for the go-ahead three-point play with 1:16 left, helping Iowa upset No. 12 North Carolina 60-55 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Georges Niang scored 24 points, including the go-ahead basket with 18.8 seconds left, and 17th-ranked Iowa State rallied to beat No. 23 Iowa 85-82 on Friday night.
Iowa 72, Minnesota 51
Iowa 80, N. Iowa 73
Iowa 63, W. Kentucky 55
Iowa 73, Cent. Michigan 61
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery has signed a new seven-year deal to remain with the Hawkeyes.
Mike Gesell commits to Iowa over in-state Nebraska, Stanford and Creighton, writes Paul Biancardi.