Iowa called the right play, isolated the right defender and had the right amount of time on the shot clock. But none of it mattered when the shot didn’t fall.
With the score tied late in regulation, Iowa guard Devyn Marble found himself one-on-one against Purdue’s Ronnie Johnson. Marble’s floater with three seconds left failed to fall, sending the game into overtime. The Boilermakers then scored on six of their eight overtime possessions to beat the Hawkeyes 65-62 Sunday at Mackey Arena.
Iowa (13-7, 2-5 Big Ten) has lost 11 of 12 to Purdue (11-9, 4-3) and six in a row at Mackey.
Do you think the Hawkeyes still have a reasonable chance at earning an NCAA tournament bid, or does Sunday’s loss make that possibility unlikely?