National Basketball Association
Iowa 72, Temple 70
When: 3:10 PM ET, Friday, March 18, 2016
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
# Chris Beaver, # Tim Nestor, # Michael Stephens
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Adam Woodbury's putback as time expired gave Iowa a 72-70 win over Temple in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's East Region at the Barclays Center on Friday.
Woodbury grabbed a missed jump shot from Mike Gesell to put in the game-winner.
Iowa (22-10) the seventh seed, will meet second-seeded Villanova in the second round on Sunday. Woodbury's basket dashed the hopes for an all-Philadelphia second round matchup.
Jarrod Uthoff led Iowa with 23 points and Peter Jok added 16. Woodbury chipped in with 10 points.
Quenton DeCosey topped Temple (21-12) with 26 points. Josh Brown scored 16 points and Jaylen Bond had 14 points and 15 rebounds.
The Owls tied it at 70-70 on a layup from Brown with 51 seconds to play
Brown's jumper and a traditional 3-point play from DeCosey, who was playing with four fouls, put Temple ahead 68-66, but a three-point play from Jok gave the Hawkeyes a 69-68 edge with 1:52 left in overtime.
DeCosey was fouled by Iowa's Anthony Clemmons while attempting a 3-pointer well beyond the arc with two seconds left in regulation.
He promptly sank all three shots to force overtime at 63-63. DeCosey scored all of the Owls last seven points.
DeCosey's layup in traffic with 11.4 seconds to play put Temple within 62-60, but the Owls were forced to foul and Jok sank one free throw for a 63-60 edge.
Iowa went 4:50 without a point before Jok's free throw with 18 seconds to play pushed the Hawkeyes lead to 62-58. The Hawkeyes went the final 5:08 of regulation without a field goal, missing seven shots.
A layup from DeCosey cut the Iowa lead to 61-58 with 1:51 to play. A jumper from Brown had pulled Temple to within 61-56 with 3:58 remaining.
The Hawkeyes committed their first turnover with 3:40 left to play.
Iowa opened the second half with an 8-2 burst to move its lead to 46-39. Uthoff accounted for four of those points
A jumper from Brown with three seconds left in the half cut Iowa's lead to 38-37.
The lead switched hands nine times in the first half.
Iowa held a 32-20 lead before the Owls went on a 13-0 run to move ahead 33-32 with five minutes left in the half. DeCosey led the barrage with five points.
NOTES: Iowa coach Fran McCaffrey's first NCAA Tournament game as a head coach was in 1988 when his Lehigh team lost to top-ranked Temple, 87-73. ... Temple coach Fran Dunphy was named the American Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for the second straight season. He has the 12th-most NCAA appearances of any active Division I coach. ... Iowa and Temple met twice previously, with the Hawkeyes winning both games, the most recent in the 1990 preseason NIT Tournament.
Top Game Performances
Quenton DeCosey 26
Jarrod Uthoff 23
Josh Brown 5
Anthony Clemmons 6
Jaylen Bond 15
Peter Jok 7
Quenton DeCosey 5
||Free Throws Made
Jarrod Uthoff 7
Devin Coleman 2
Anthony Clemmons 2
Jaylen Bond 1
Dominque Uhl 1
Team Stats Summary