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Big Fourth Quarter Not Enough to Take Down Magic

January 18, 2020 - NBA G League (G League) - Iowa Wolves News Release

Lakeland, Fla. - The Iowa Wolves (12-15) came back from 19 points down to start the fourth quarter before losing 118-115 Saturday evening to the Lakeland Magic (14-12) on the road.

Lindell Wigginton posted his second-straight 20-plus point game, totaling a team-high 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field. The former Cyclone also shot 3-of-4 from deep and tallied five rebounds and four assists off the bench for Iowa.

The Wolves bench outscored the Magic's second unit by a margin of 71-30 on the night.

Barry Brown Jr. added 17 points and a team-high nine rebounds while playing alongside Wigginton and the second rotation.

Two-way player Kelan Martin and Minnesota Timberwolves assignee Jaylen Nowell each finished with 18 points and four rebounds apiece.

As a team the Wolves shot 41.7% (15-of-36) from beyond the arc and 47.3% (44-of-93) from the field.

Three of Lakeland's five starters finished with over 20 points, led by a 24-point effort from two-way forward Vic Law. NBA G League veteran Josh Magette added 21 points and 10 assists for his eighth double-double of the season.

Iowa continues its three-game road trip Monday afternoon with a 4:00 p.m. CT tipoff against the Greensboro Swarm.

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