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3/14/1980 (1979-1980)
NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals (The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA)
Spectrum Arena [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Iowa  vs  #6 Syracuse  Syracuse Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball vs #6 Syracuse on 3/14/1980 -

W    88 - 77 

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Head Coach: Lute Olson
Attendance: 17,569


A technical foul against Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim resulted in a five-point possession. They were trailing 51-57, then quickly were up 60-57. Iowa clinched the game by making 14 straight free throws. Vince Brookins started instead of coming off the bench, and responded with 21 points.

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Game Summary Articles

+ SI: Look Back at Iowa Basketball Wins Against AP No. 3
+ Iowa Gains Final With 88-77 Victory

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