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No. 17 Iowa runs home streak to 34, tops Badgers

Kathleen Doyle

IOWA CITY — Kathleen Doyle scored 22 points and the No. 17 Iowa women’s basketball team ran its winning streak at home to 34 games with a 97-71 win over Wisconsin on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

McKenna Warnock added 20 points and Monika Czinano 19 on a combined 14-of-19 shooting for the Hawkeyes (21-5, 12-3 Big Ten Conference), who won the first matchup 85-78 last month.

Makenzie Meyer added 13 points for Iowa, which shot 55 percent (34 of 62) to bounce back from a 93-59 loss at Maryland in a showdown for first place.

Imani Lewis scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Wisconsin (11-15, 3-12), which has lost 22 straight in the series. The Badgers only shot 34 percent (25 of 74).

Iowa was 10 of 17 in the first quarter, when they had a 12-2 run, and Wisconsin 5 of 19 to fall behind 28-16. The Hawkeyes led 51-38 at the half and 74-58 entering the fourth quarter, when they closed it out scoring the last 12 points.

No. 17 Iowa 97, Wisconsin 71

At Iowa City

WISCONSIN (11-15) — Laszewski 2-9 3-5 7, Lewis 6-15 5-6 17, Beverley 2-7 4-4 9, Hilliard 5-12 0-2 10, Van Leeuwen 3-5 2-4 8, Fredrickson 0-8 0-0 0, Stapleton 3-4 2-3 8, Stauffacher 0-2 0-0 0, Bragg 0-0 0-0 0, Gilreath 2-5 0-0 6, Luehring 0-2 0-0 0, Pospisilova 2-5 0-0 6. TOTALS 25-74 16-24 71

IOWA (21-5) — Ollinger 1-5 0-0 2, Czinano 8-11 3-4 19, Doyle 7-14 7-10 22, Makenzie Meyer 4-7 2-2 13, Sevillian 1-4 0-0 2, Cook 1-2 3-4 5, Valino Ramos 0-0 0-0 0, Warnock 6-8 4-4 20, Marshall 3-4 0-0 8, Martin 1-4 0-0 2, Megan Meyer 1-1 0-0 2, Sanders 1-1 0-0 2, Taiwo 0-1 0-0 0. TOTALS 34-62 19-24 97

Wisconsin 16 22 20 13 — 71

Iowa 28 23 23 23 — 97

3-Point Goals–Wisconsin 5-16 (Beverley 1-3, Hilliard 0-2, Van Leeuwen 0-1, Fredrickson 0-1, Stauffacher 0-1, Gilreath 2-4, Pospisilova 2-4), Iowa 10-22 (Doyle 1-4, Meyer 3-4, Sevillian 0-3, Warnock 4-5, Marshall 2-3, Martin 0-2, Taiwo 0-1). Assists–Wisconsin 10 (Beverley 3), Iowa 21 (Doyle 5). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Wisconsin 40 (Laszewski 5-6), Iowa 42 (Meyer 2-4). Total Fouls–Wisconsin 19, Iowa 20. A–9,506.

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