No. 23 Wisconsin defeats Iowa 87-78 to win 4th straight

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Johnny Davis had 26 points and nine rebounds and No. 23 Wisconsin defeated Iowa 87-78 on Thursday night in a game that featured two of the nation’s top three scorers.

Wisconsin is now 12-2 and 3-1 in the Big Ten.

The Badgers withstood a 27-point performance from Iowa’s Keegan Murray to win their fourth straight and snap the Hawkeyes’ four-game winning streak.

Murray entered the night leading Division I with 24.5 points per game while Davis was third with 22.3 points per game.

Iowa is 11-4 and 1-3 in the Big Ten.