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Iowa shakes off early deficit and rolls past Minnesota 72-51

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    Iowa guard Devyn Marble (4) shoots over Minnesota guard Austin Hollins (20) and forward Trevor Mbakwe (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Cedar Rapids Gazette, Brian Ray) (The Associated Press)

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    Iowa forward Aaron White (30) dunks over Minnesota guard Joe Coleman (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Cedar Rapids Gazette, Brian Ray) (The Associated Press)

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    Iowa forward Aaron White (30) shoots against Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Cedar Rapids Gazette, Brian Ray) (The Associated Press)

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    Minnesota forward Trevor Mbakwe (32) dunks over Iowa forward Melsahn Basabe (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Cedar Rapids Gazette, Brian Ray) (The Associated Press)

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    Minnesota guard Austin Hollins (20) draws an offensive foul on Iowa center Adam Woodbury (34) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Cedar Rapids Gazette, Brian Ray) (The Associated Press)

Devyn Marble and Aaron White each had 15 points as Iowa shrugged off an early 16-point deficit and rolled past Minnesota 72-51 on Sunday for its third straight win.

Freshman Mike Gesell added 11 for the Hawkeyes (17-9, 6-7 Big Ten), who've rattled off three consecutive Big Ten victories for the first time in six years.

Iowa outscored Minnesota 37-10 in a 20-minute stretch spanning the halves, pulling ahead 42-31 with 15:14 left. Eric May's 3 with 8:50 left made it 53-37 Iowa, and a game that started off as a Minnesota rout became a Hawkeyes blowout.

Austin Hollins had 14 points for the Gophers (18-8, 6-7), who've lost three of four and are now tied with Iowa in the league standings.