Jalen Suggs scored 18 of his 27 career highlights in the first half and No. 1 Gonzaga held a late rally to beat No 3 Iowa 99-88 on Saturday in Sioux Falls, SD.

This was the Bulldogs’ first game since activities were suspended in early December due to the coronavirus Gonzaga showed little rust because he had not played a game since December 2

Suggs went up against Iowa averaging 133 points per game. He blew through mid-first half, finishing 8 for 17 off the floor and 7 for 10 from the 3-point line. His career high so far was against Kansas in November 24 26

Drew Timme added 15 points and Joel Ayai added 11 points, getting 18 rebounds (4-0) for Gonzaga

Luka Garza led Iowa (6-1) by 30 points and 10 rebounds in 13 of 18 shots at Joe Wieskamp adding 20 points and nine rebounds for the Hawkeyes

Gonzaga used a 24-10 run to open things up in the first half. Suggs scored 10 points during the run when Iowa went cold from the field The Hawkeyes went almost five minutes without a field goal as Gonzaga continued to retreat / p>

The Bulldogs took the lead up to 20 in the second half with a basket from Aaron Cook and reached 71-51 with just over 13 minutes of play, Iowa moved less than two minutes ahead of nine but couldn’t get any closer

Micah Potter scored 20 points and Aleem Ford added 12 to help the Badgers to an 85-48 without conferences win against the understaffed No. 1 to lead 23 Louisville in a rescheduled ACC / Big Ten Challenge game

Christyn Williams scored 24 points and led six UConn players in double digits as the Huskies ran away from the Musketeers Olivia Nelson-Ododa added 16 points and 11 rebounds for UConn (4-0, 3-0 Big East) , who played for the fourth time in eight days, freshman Paige Bueckers finished with 19 points and nine assists

Aries

Rams wants to secure a place in the playoffs with a win over Jets without a win

Aries

Rams wants to secure a place in the playoffs with a win over Jets without a win

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University sports

Pete Cassidy, former Cal State Northridge basketball coach, dies at the age of 86

University sports

Pete Cassidy, former Cal State Northridge basketball coach, dies at the age of 86

Pete Cassidy, who was the Cal State Northridge basketball coach for 25 years and an iconic coach from the San Fernando Valley, died at the age of 86

Sports

College Football Playoff Semifinals at Rose Bowl just before the move

Sports

College Football Playoff Semifinals at Rose Bowl just before the move

The planned college football playoffs 2020 semi-final game at the Rose Bowl will almost certainly be postponed due to coronavirus restrictions

Sports

College Football Roundup: Ohio State wins fourth consecutive Big Ten title

Sports

College Football Roundup: Ohio State wins fourth consecutive Big Ten title

Trey Sermon ran for a school record of 331 yards and two touchdowns in the second half to No. 3 Ohio State to a 22-10 win over No. 15 Northwest

California

The legal titan and the “real housewife”: the rise and fall of Tom Girardi and Erika Jayne

California

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California

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California

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Entertainment & Arts

Column: Admit it, it felt good to hear Tom Cruise get angry about the safety of COVID-19

Entertainment & Arts

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travel

Most of California prohibits vacation stays, but travelers and accommodations do not match

travel

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Some hotels and rental companies may still be accepting bookings that have been banned in California Enforcement is a question

World & nation

A notorious child rapist was released from prison Hordes of YouTube guards waited

World & nation

A notorious child rapist was released from prison Hordes of YouTube guards waited

YouTube’s growing popularity in South Korea has led to questionable attempts by users to gain viewers, including vigilante promises

Sports

Illinois hires Bret Bielema as a soccer coach

Sports

Illinois hires Bret Bielema as a soccer coach

Bret Bielema, who led Wisconsin to three Rose Bowls before a disappointing run in Arkansas, is returning to the Big Ten and his home state to coach Illinois

USC Sports

Plaschke: Soul-destroying defeats have become the norm for once powerful Trojans

USC Sports

Plaschke: Soul-destroying defeats have become the norm for once powerful Trojans

The Trojans’ 31:24 defeat by the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 championship game wiped out the effects of their three previous comeback victories

Soccer

LAFC can break new ground with the victory against the Mexican Club América in the CONCACAF semi-finals

Soccer

LAFC can break new ground with the victory against the Mexican Club América in the CONCACAF semi-finals

LAFC can reach its first CONCACAF final if it passes Mexico’s Club América in the CONCACAF semi-final on Saturday

Clippers

Who is Johnny Wilkes? A look at the man suing the Clippers and Jerry West

Clippers

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A closer look at Johnny Wilkes, the man who filed a lawsuit against the Clippers and agent Jerry West that led to an NBA investigation

Aries

Sam Darnold returns to LEIN as part of the baggage in the Jets’ losing season

Aries

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Gonzaga Basketball

World News – US – College Basketball: No 1 Gonzaga Returns No 3 Iowa

Source: https://www.latimes.com/sports/story/2020-12-19/college-basketball-gonzaga-beats-iowa