Iowa rides rollercoaster to road win at Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Iowa women’s basketball team trailed by as many as 13 points, led by 16 and trailed by four.
When the dust finally settled, the Hawkeyes were back on top for good.
Michigan used a 15-0 run to erase an 11-point Iowa lead to gain a four-point advantage, 62-58, with 6:49 remaining, but the Hawkeyes won the battle down the stretch for a 74-70 Big Ten Conference road win on Saturday at the Crisler Center.
Iowa (21-7, 9-5) finished the game on a 7-2 run, going 7-for-8 from the free-throw line to put away the Wolverines (17-11, 8-7) on their home court.
All five starters scored in double figures for Iowa, including Sam Logic, who became the 31st player in program history to surpass 1,000 points for her career. Logic led the Hawkeyes with 19 points and six assists and the team captured its fourth win in its last five games.
Ally Disterhoft had 14 points and eight rebounds, Theairra Taylor tallied 13 points, Bethany Doolittle had 12 and Melissa Dixon 11 for the Hawkeyes, who next face Ohio State on Thursday in Iowa City.
Val Driscoll led Michigan with 18 points, Shannon Smith added 15 and Nicole Elmblad 13.