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Iowa's Uthoff scores 30 in first half, but Iowa State rallies to win

• NO. 4 IOWA STATE 83, IOWA 82: Monte Morris hit a runner with nine seconds left and the fourth-ranked Cyclones (8-0) rallied from a 20-point deficit to stun the Hawkeyes (7-3) on Thursday night in Ames. Morris and Jameel McKay each had 20 points for Iowa State, which scored the game's final nine points to remain unbeaten. A 30-11 run brought Iowa State within 82-81 with 21 seconds left. Morris then drove the lane and floated in the go-ahead shot, which the Cyclones made stand with one final defensive stop. Jarrod Uthoff scored 30 of his 32 points in the first half for Iowa, which has lost seven straight in Ames. Even though Iowa State had already posted Power 5 wins over Colorado, Virginia Tech and Illinois, this was its first major test in a season that promises to be full of them. The Cyclones couldn't find anyone early on who could slow down Uthoff. Uthoff, fresh off scoring a career-high 27 points on Monday, had 20 points in the first 12 minutes — hitting his first eight shots to help Iowa take a 37-19 lead. "We couldn't get stops," Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. "They did a really good job capitalizing on our mistakes."

• PENN STATE 81, CANISIUS 67: Brandon Taylor scored 10 of his 18 points in the second half for the host Nittany Lions (6-3). Penn State played the first of two games this week at Rec Hall, its home from 1929-96.

• NOTES: Columnist Randy Peterson, who has covered sports in Iowa for the Des Moines Register for roughly four decades, suffered an apparent compound leg fracture when Iowa State fans stormed the court after a win over Iowa. … Alabama freshman point guard Dazon Ingram will miss the rest of the season after breaking his foot in practice on Tuesday. Ingram has started every game and leads the team with 5.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game while averaging 7.7 points.