Feb. 4, 2010
The University of Iowa women’s basketball team nearly pulled the upset at No. 8 Ohio State, but fell, 86-82. Iowa is now 11-11 overall and 4-7 in Big Ten play, while Ohio State improves to 22-3 overall and 10-2 in conference action.
Ohio State now leads the all-time series, 27-25. The Buckeyes have won 12 of the last 13 meetings. Iowa is now 7-17 in games played in Columbus.
Freshman Jaime Printy became Iowa’s all-time leader for three-pointers made by a freshman Thursday night at Ohio State. Printy’s four treys gave her 50 for the season, which is one better than the previous record of 49, held by Lindsey Meder (1998-99).
The Hawkeyes were led by freshman Jaime Printy, who scored a game-high 22 points on 9-11 shooting, including a perfect 4-4 from behind the arc. Kachine Alexander recorded a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Kamille Wahlin added 18 points on 8-12 shooting.
Alexander collected her ninth double-double of the season Thursday at Ohio State, and now has 18 career-double doubles.
Iowa’s 82 points against Ohio State tie for the season-high in points scored. The Hawkeyes also scored 82 points against South Dakota State Dec. 22.
Thursday marks the first time under Coach Bluder that the Hawkeyes took a lead into halftime at Value City Arena.
The Hawkeyes tied a school record for three-pointers made in a Big Ten Thursday at Ohio State, with 11 made treys. The previous record was 11 vs. Purdue Feb. 8, 2001 and at Penn State this season (Dec. 28, 2008).
Iowa set a new opponent record at Value City Arena Thursday by making 11 three-pointers. The previous record was 10, held by Wayne State in 2002, Florida A&M in 2003 and Boston College in 2006.
The Hawkeyes return to Iowa City Sunday to face the Michigan State Spartans. Tip-off is slated for 3:30 p.m. inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena and the game will be televised live on the Big Ten Network (HD).