IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Cyrus Tate scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Iowa held off Indiana 65-60 on Saturday, spoiling Hoosiers coach Tom Crean's Big Ten debut.
Jeff Peterson chipped in with 16 points for the Hawkeyes, who improved to 9-0 at home despite nearly blowing a 13-point second-half lead.
Indiana went on a late 10-2 run to close within 62-60 with 22.4 seconds left. But Peterson hit two free throws and Andrew Brommer had a late steal to seal the win for Iowa (11-4, 1-1 Big Ten).
Nick Williams had 14 points to lead the Hoosiers (5-8, 0-1), who lost for the sixth time in seven games and fell to 0-3 on the road.
Indiana held Iowa without a field goal for nearly 6:30 and pulled within 50-44 with 8:56 left. The Hawkeyes jumped back ahead 60-50 with 4:08 left, but Williams keyed Indiana's late rally with three baskets.
Devan Dumes added 12 points for Indiana, which started four freshmen.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.