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College Sports

Garza leads Iowa in home win over North Florida

IOWA CITY (AP) — Luka Garza missed his first five shots but still scored 29 points as Iowa beat North Florida 83-68 in a Las Vegas Invitational preliminary game on Thursday.

The Hawkeyes (3-1) led just 39-35 at halftime, then opened the second half with a 17-4 run.

Garza finished 12-of-18 from the field, including 2 of 2 in 3-pointers. He also had 12 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and the eighth of his career.

Joe Wieskamp had 14 points for Iowa. Jack Nunge had 11 points, and freshman Joe Toussaint added 10.

Ivan Gandia-Rosa led North Florida (4-2) with 18 points, including six 3-pointers.

Carter Henricksen had 17 points with nine rebounds.

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