DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Wolves (10-9) held the Greensboro Swarm (8-14) to a season-low in points while winning their fifth straight game by the final score of 95-86 on Timberwolves Night at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday.
The Wolves now sit alone atop the Midwest Division and are above .500 for the first time since winning on Opening Night.
Two-way guard Anthony Brown paced the Wolves with a 24-point performance and led the team with four three-pointers made on seven attempts.
Amile Jefferson finished the evening with his 11th double-double of the season, contributing 18 points and 11 rebounds.
The Wolves limited Greensboro to just 38.2% shooting from the floor and an even 30.0% from deep. With tonight’s performance, the Wolves have now guarded their last two opponents to less than 40.0% shooting from the field.
Minnesota Timberwolves first-round pick Justin Patton contributed 10 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots in 16 minutes of action. The Creighton alum shot 5-of-8 from the field.
Melo Trimble posted a team-high five assists along with 16 points. Shawne Williams added 12 points off the bench, including three three-pointers.
Dwayne Bacon finished with a game-high 32 points on 13-of-29 shooting from the floor for the Swarm. Former Linn-Mar standout Marcus Paige joined Bacon in double figures with 10 points