The Iowa #Hawkeyes won their men’s basketball opener, 110-68, over North Dakota.

Waukee’s Payton Sandfort had 21 points, 10 rebounds to lead Iowa. Transfer Ben Krikke added 18 points. Freshman Owen Freeman pitched in 14.

B.J. Omot led the Fighting Hawks with 24 points.

Photo: AP

North Dakota guard Eli King (2) falls to the court while driving to the basket past Iowa forward Payton Sandfort (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)