Iowa State 80, Iowa 74

Nov. 30, 2006

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With tonight’s loss, Iowa now leads the Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Series, 5-4. Iowa and Iowa State meet in wrestling this Sunday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Tonight was the first time in six meetings in which the visiting team won. The Hawkeyes no lead the all-time series 20-17.

Iowa led by as many as 11 points in the first half. In fact, the Hawkeyes scored the game’s first 11 points of the game. Iowa State took its first lead of the game at the 19:01 mark of the second half. The contest featured five ties and seven lead changes – all in the second stanza.

Iowa had five players score double figures for the second straight game: Abby Emmert (17), Stacy Schlapkohl (15), Kristi Smith (15), Megan Skouby (12) and Jenee Graham (10).

Junior Krista VandeVenter and freshman Zoraa Quoie saw game action for the first time this season after rehabbing injuries. VandeVenter played 14 minutes and collected three rebounds and a steal, while Quoie had no statistics in a minute.

Junior Jenee Graham notched her first career double-double tonight, scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. She also had five assists.

Junior Abby Emmert netted a career-high 17 points tonight on 4-6 shooting from the field and 6-6 from the foul line.

Iowa State scored 45 second-half points, bolstered by shooting a blistering 57.1 percent (16-28) from the field in the second stanza. The Cyclones made 10-24 (.417) from 3-point range tonight, matching an Iowa opponent high for triples made – Missouri State also drained 10.

The Cyclones out-scored the Hawkeyes 14-2 in fast break points tonight.

Iowa’s bench out-scored Iowa State’s reserves 17-12 tonight.

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