Muscatine 64, Bettendorf 50: With Iowa coach Fran McCaffery courtside, Muscatine’s Joe Wieskamp scored a career-high 54 points, including the team’s first 31 points in the game. His 16-for-23 shooting night included eight 3-point field goals.
“I’ve been struggling with my shot lately so I really got in the gym and worked on that,’’ Wieskamp said. “All day I was focused for the game. I knew I had to lock in early.”
Wieskamp hit five consecutive 3-pointers to start the second period after the Muskies (12-6, 9-5 MAC) led only 10-8 after one period.
D.J. Carton scored 24 points to lead Bettendorf (8-9, 7-7 MAC).
Galesburg 60, United Township 59: Sophomore Jaylin McCants scored 20 points in his first career start as Galesburg held on in a game that was close the entire way.
UT held a 48-43 lead in the fourth quarter before Galesburg went on an 8-0 run to take control.
Shamar Grant led UT (9-12, 1-6 Big Six) with 22 points, including a 3-pointer at the final buzzer, with Delaney Little adding 14 and Atem Agot 12.
Cornell Dotson added 13 for the Silver Streaks (17-7, 3-3 Western Big Six).
Quincy 43, Alleman 41: Quincy's Jirehl Brock got a steal in the final seconds and dribbled out the clock to preserve the victory, which moves the Blue Devils into first place in the Western Big Six.
Alleman, which trailed by eight points (38-30) after three quarters, had cut the margin to two and ran down the clock for almost a final minute before Brock's game-saving play.
Quincy improved to 16-4 overall, 6-1 in the Big Six, and with Rock Island beating Moline, it moved the Blue Devils to the top of the standings. Alleman fell to 11-11, 1-7 Big Six.
Assumption 78, Central 46: Triplets Carlye, Bailey and Delaney Brown combined for eight 3-point field goals and 43 points as Assumption moved into undisputed possession of fourth place in the Mississippi Athletic Conference standings.
Carlye and Bailey scored 18 points in the first quarter alone as the Knights jumped to a 24-13 lead and continued on from there. Carlye finished with 22 points, Bailey 15 and Delaney six. Molly Gervase added 11 points for the Knights (12-7, 11-5 MAC).
McKenna Moore, who came into the game averaging 5.1 points per game, led Central (2-17, 2-14 MAC) with 20 points.
North Scott 71, Davenport West 16: North Scott led 23-5 after one quarter and continued on from there to keep West winless for the season.
Presley Case led the Lancers with 24 points with Grace Boffeli adding 18.
Madison Schlotfeldt led the Falcons with seven points.
Bettendorf 48, Muscatine 29: Emily Ivory scored 17 points to lead Bettendorf as the Bulldogs grabbed the lead in the middle of the first quarter and eventually rolled to victory.
Bettendorf outscored Muscatine 28-4 over the final 11 minutes of the game.
Freshman Alicia Garcia led the Muskies with 13 points.