IOWA CITY, Iowa, March 13 (UPI) -- Aaron White and Zach McCabe teamed up for 45 points and 19 rebounds Tuesday, sending Iowa to an 84-75 National Invitation Tournament win over Dayton.
White scored 25 points with 11 boards while McCabe recorded 20 points and eight rebounds for seventh-seeded Iowa (18-16), which hosted the game only because the home court of No. 4 seed Dayton was being used for the NCAA Tournament.
Melsahn Basabe added 11 points and Bryce Cartwright distributed 11 assists for the Hawkeyes in the first-round NIT victory.
Kevin Dillard led Dayton (20-13) with 23 points, six assists and five rebounds.