IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jarrod Uthoff scored 14 points and Adam Woodbury had a career-high 15 rebounds to help No. 5 Iowa roll past Penn State 73-49 on Wednesday night.
Peter Jok scored 12 points and Anthony Clemmons had 12 points, six rebounds and four assists for the Hawkeyes (18-4, 9-1 Big Ten), who won their 15th straight home game.
Iowa shot 46 percent from the field and held Penn State to 30 percent shooting.
Brandon Taylor had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Penn State (11-12, 2-8). Taylor shot 6 of 18 from the field.
The Nittany Lions made only one 3-pointer in 20 attempts.
The Hawkeyes have won by double figures in eight of their nine conference wins.
Iowa opened the game on a 14-4 run. Later, Uthoff hit a 3-pointer with 5½ minutes left in the first half to put Iowa up by 12 points. Penn State didn’t get any closer.
Dom Uhl finished the first half with a two-handed putback dunk off his own missed floater to give the Hawkeyes a 45-26 lead.
Iowa built a 20-point lead early in the second half and never gave it up.
The Hawkeyes had 13 fastbreak points and didn’t allow any. Iowa’s bench outscored Penn State 28-14.
Penn State has lost four straight and six of seven.
Shep Garner and Julian Moore scored eight points each for the Nittany Lions.
Penn State: Two of the Nittany Lions’ next three games are against ranked opponents — including another game vs. Iowa in two weeks. . Penn State’s Payton Banks (plus-9.0) and Iowa’s Jok (plus-8.3) rank atop the Big Ten in points per game improvement from last season.
Iowa: Woodbury’s 13 defensive rebounds were the most by a Hawkeye since 2006. . Fran McCaffery coached his 100th Big Ten regular season game Wednesday.
Penn State hosts No. 22 Indiana on Saturday.
Iowa plays at Illinois on Sunday.
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