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White powers Iowa past UTEP

Nassau, Bahamas (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaron White scored 17 points to power 23rd-ranked Iowa to an 89-53 rout of Texas-El Paso Friday.

Peter Jok and Zach McCabe added 14 points apiece, and Jarrod Uthoff totaled eight points and 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (7-0), who marched into the Battle 4 Atlantis title game. Melsahn Basabe had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Iowa will play Villanova for the tournament championship Saturday. Villanova upset No. 2 Kansas, 63-59, in the final game of the night at Imperial Arena.

Julian Washburn had 13 points for the Miners (4-3), who shot 34.6 percent from the field.

The Hawkeyes scored 13 straight points during the first half to race to a 17-5 lead. Mike Gesell capped the burst with a 3-pointer. Iowa, which shot nearly 59 percent in the first half, was in front as many as 27 points in the stanza. The lead stood at 47-22 at the break.

The spread grew as high as 38 in the second half.

Game Notes

UTEP was 5-of-22 from beyond the arc and ended with a 34-18 rebounding deficit ... The Hawkeyes had just five turnovers.

11/29 23:59:24 ET

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Final
DUR 5
ROC 6
 
7:05pm Tonight
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ROC
 
Final
MIN 3
CLE 1
Final
MIL 5
CIN 1
Final
CWS 1
KAN 2
Final
COL 6
WAS 4
Final
ARI 5
DET 11
Final
SEA 2
NYM 3
Final
PIT 6
LOS 1
Final
PHI 1
SFG 3
Final
NYY 2
TEX 1
Final
TOR 6
BOS 4
Final
ATL 6
MIA 1
Final
STL 0
TAM 3
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CHC 3
SDP 8
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ANA 3
BAL 2
Final
OAK 9
HOU 7
12:37pm Today
TOR
BOS
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
SFG
 
1:05pm Today
NYY
TEX
 
3:35pm Today
OAK
HOU
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
MIA
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
SDP
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CWS
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
CLE
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
NYM
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
DET
 
10:10pm Tonight
SEA
BAL
 
Final
DUR 5
ROC 6
 
7:05pm Tonight
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ROC