Jan. 7, 2010
Iowa was defeated at Michigan, 63-46 Thursday night. The Hawkeyes fall to 8-8 overall and 1-4 in Big Ten play. Michigan moves to 10-5 overall and 2-3 in conference action.
Iowa still leads the all-time series, 41-13. The Hawkeyes fall to 17-8 in games played in Ann Arbor.
Freshman Jaime Printy led the way for Iowa, scoring 12 points. Junior Kachine Alexander notched another double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Sophomore Kamille Wahlin also had 10 points and four assists.
Alexander now has six double-doubles on the season, and 15 in her career. She has tallied a double-double in three-straight games (vs. Wisconsin, at Minnesota, at Michigan). Alexander recorded double-doubles in Iowa’s first three games of the season, before missing the next seven with a stress fracture in her right leg.
Sophomore Megan Considine saw her first action as a Hawkeye Thursday night at Michigan. Considine played the final three minutes of the game, but did not record any statistics. Considine officially joined the team as a walk-on Wednesday.
Freshman Gabby Machado scored three points and grabbed two rebounds in her first return trip to her home state of Michigan. Machado is from Pontiac.
Iowa suffered from a cold shooting night Thursday in Ann Arbor. The Hawkeyes shot a season-low .295 (18-61) from the field. Iowa’s 46 points are also a season-low.
Iowa’s 13 first half points ties the school record for lowest point total in the first half of a contest. The Hawkeyes scored 13 points at UW-Green Bay (Dec. 7, 2006).
Michigan led for the entire contest Thursday night.
The Hawkeyes will have their first bye week in Big Ten play this weekend, and return to action Jan. 14 against Penn State in Iowa City. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. and can be seen live on BigTenNetwork.com.