McCaffery said he was proud of his team for hanging tough but knew it would be tough to catch up with Indiana.
"When we made our runs, they answered our runs, which is what you expect a really good team to do," he said.
NOTES: Indiana has four players with more than 1,000 career points for the first time in history. ... Former Indiana star Calbert Cheaney, currently working for the athletic department, was recognized before the game to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of him becoming the Big Ten's leading scorer. ... Oladipo was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday. ... Six of Iowa's first eight Big Ten losses came by four or fewer points. ... Iowa hasn't beaten a No. 1 team since 1999. ... Marble entered the game having averaged 18.8 points in his previous five outings. ... Iowa is 25-0 the past three seasons when holding opponents to 60 or fewer points.