Lakers Come from Behind Victory Spoils Brown's Big Day
Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Wolves (17-21) let a 13-point fourth quarter lead slip away Sunday afternoon, dropping a 152-148 contest to the South Bay Lakers (15-22) at Wells Fargo Arena.
The loss overshadowed a stellar performance from Barry Brown Jr., who recorded a new career-high with 35 points. The Kansas State product finished 12-of-19 from the field and 7-of-11 from beyond the arc. The seven three-pointers made also marked a new career-high.
As a team the Wolves shot 51.5% (51-of-99) from the field and 51.1% (24-of-47) from beyond the arc in the loss.
Timberwolves assignee Omari Spellman caught fire in the first half, collecting 19 of his 32 total points in the first two quarters of play. The forward from Villanova finished 11-of-20 from the floor and 6-of-11 from deep.
Six players finished in double figures for Iowa.
Canyon Barry and Jordan Murphy tallied 16 and 15 points respectively off the bench for Iowa, combining to shoot 10-of-13 from the field.
Former Iowa Energy guard Wayne Selden Jr. led the way offensively for South Bay, finishing with 28 points and seven three-pointers.
Iowa begins a three-game road trip beginning Saturday night against the Oklahoma City Blue at 7:00 p.m. CT.
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