SPORTS SHORTS: Gustafson leads No. 14 Iowa to victory
IOWA CITY — Megan Gustafson scored 32 points with 12 rebounds and No. 14 Iowa rolled past Robert Morris 92-63 on Sunday.
Gustafson, who came in shooting 75 percent, made 13 of 15 shots against the Colonials (1-6) and hit all six of her free throws while posting her 61st double-double. Hannah Stewart scored 16 points with nine boards as the senior pair, who combine for over 36 points per game, dominated down low with the Hawkeyes (5-2) owning points in the paint 56-20. Makenzie Meyer added 12 points as Iowa shot 64 percent.
Nneka Ezeigbo led Robert Morris with 13 points.
No. 23 Cyclone women edge Arkansas
AMES — Bridget Carleton scored 24 points to move into Iowa State’s top 10, Kristin Scott added a career-high 21 and the No. 23 Cyclones turned back Arkansas 91-82 on Sunday in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
Iowa State (6-1) led by 14 points late in the third quarter but a 7-0 run by the Razorbacks (5-2) cut the lead to 85-82 with 3:02 to play. Chelsea Dungee, who had a career-high 27 points, made a layup at the 3:10 mark then had a steal and was fouled. Dungee, who was 13 of 15 from the line, only made one free throw and Arkansas didn’t score again.
Carleton, who also had 11 rebounds, moved past Stacy Frese (1,494) on the Cyclone scoring list. Alexa Middleton added 15 points and Ashley Joens 14.