The Wolverines led by double digits for much of the game but had
to make free throws to seal the win. Iowa rallied late to pull
within five on Worley's 3-pointer with 49.4 seconds left.
Michigan, which played its first home game in nearly two weeks,
has won two straight after losing three in a row. The Hawkeyes have
lost three of their last four games.
Abram was coming off a 19-point performance in a win at Penn
State, and Sims had his best game offensively.
Sims made five of his first six shots and had 11 points midway
through the first half. The freshman center scored 12 twice earlier
this season but hadn't reached double figures in his previous six
The Wolverines led 11-2 and 31-20 before going cold. Iowa held
them scoreless for more than six minutes and scored 15 straight
points to take its first lead.
Michigan closed the first half with 13-2 run to go ahead 44-37
at halftime and had little trouble maintaining a cushion in the