Dixon, No. 17 Iowa women pull away from Minnesota 92-76
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Melissa Dixon hit eight 3-pointers and scored 27 points, two other players got close to triple-doubles on Sunday and No. 17 Iowa set a record for home wins with a 92-76 win over Minnesota that also secured No. 2 seed in the Big Ten tournament for the Hawkeyes.
Samantha Logic had 24 points, 13 assists and 6 rebounds and Bethany Doolittle had 12 points, 12 rebounds and 9 blocks for the Hawkeyes (23-6, 14-4), who won their 16th home game, finishing unbeaten for the fifth time.
Shae Kelly had 29 points and 12 rebounds for the Golden Gophers (22-8, 11-7), who are the sixth seed in the tournament. Amanda Zahui B., who had 39 points and a Big Ten record 29 rebounds in a 93-80 win over the Hawkeyes 12 days earlier, had 22 points, 21 rebounds and seven blocks.
Dixon and Logic had 12 points at the half as Iowa took a 42-37 lead. The Hawkeyes hit 7 of 11 3s and 9 of 10 free throws in the second half