Hawkeye women get revenge against Hoosiers
IOWA CITY – Four players scored in double-figures and the Iowa women’s basketball team shot 54 percent from the floor and hit 19-of-23 from the line during an 84-75 win over Big Ten rival Indiana on Saturday in front of 7,180 fans at Carver Hawkeye Arena.
Theairra Taylor led the way with 20 points, while Melissa Dixon buried four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points. Bethany Doolittle matched a career-high with seven blocks to go along with her 11 points, while freshman Ally Disterhoft chipped in 15 points and Sam Logic added 11 assists and dished out at least 10 for the 11th time in her career.
Iowa has won four of its last five after starting 0-2 in the Big Ten Conference.
The Hawkeyes (16-5, 4-3) are now 10-2 at home this year and have won eight of the last nine in the series against Indiana. Iowa also has won 16 straight home games against the Hoosiers and are 26-3 all-time against Indiana in Iowa City.
Taylor Agler led all scorers with 21 points for Indiana, which dropped to 15-5 overall and 2-5 in league play. Larryn Brooks chipped in 15 points but turned it over six times in the loss. Simone Deloach added 10 points off the bench.
The Hoosiers lost despite shooting 50 percent from the field and connecting on 10 3-pointers.
The Hawkeyes return to action Wednesday when they hit the road to face Minnesota at 7 p.m.