Jan. 18, 2009
Kachine Alexander posted a triple-double (10 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists) tonight and tied the Iowa single-game assists. Alexander tied the assists record held by four former Hawkeyes (Cara Consuegra, Michelle Edwards, LaTonya Tate and Laurie Aaron). The last Hawkeye to post a triple-double was Cara Consuegra vs. Indiana on Feb. 3, 2000 (17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists).
Iowa has now won 15-straight over Northwestern and now lead the all-time series, 41-12
Iowa posted a season-high 25 assists tonight. The last time the Hawkeyes had 25 or more assists was vs. Quinnipiac (Nov. 17, 2007).
Iowa’s bench outscored Northwestern 21-5. Hawkeye reserve Hannah Draxten netted a season-high 13 points off the bench.
Kamille Wahlin grabbed a season-high six rebounds to along with five points, two steals and an assist.
JoAnn Hamlin scored 16 points on 8-10 (.800) shooting from the field.
Iowa was a perfect 8-8 (1.000) from the foul line.
Iowa outscored Northwestern 16-0 in fast break points tonight.
Iowa shot 50.9 percent (29-57) from the field, while Northwestern shot 33.3 percent (18-54). Also, the Black and Gold shot 44.4 percent (8-18) from long distance, while the Wildcats shot 22.7 percent (5-22).
Iowa will have seven days off before its next game. The Hawkeyes will challenge Michigan at home on Monday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. That game is “Buck Night”, as adults are admitted for only $1, while children and UI students are free.