CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The third-ranked Iowa women’s basketball team came away with a 94-53, win against the UNI Panthers on Sunday afternoon inside a sold-out McLeod Center. Iowa improved to 3-0 on the season.
All-American Caitlin Clark registered a game-high 24 points to surpass Megan Gustafson (2015-19) as the all-time scoring leader with 2,813 career points. Gabbie Marshall scored her first points of the season bucketing a season-high 17 points going 6-12 from the field and 5-10 from three.
Iowa came out on top from the start closing out the first with a, 20-11 lead despite shooting 36.8% from the field. The Hawkeyes rallied through the second going into halftime with a commanding, 40-25 lead.
The Hawkeyes had a big third quarter, outscoring the Panthers, 35-16 going 6-of-7 from deep. Marshall sunk three from the arch with Clark, Kylie Feuerbach, and Hannah Stuelke each netting one a piece.
Clark registered her first triple double of the season with 24 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists. Stuelke also finished in double digits finishing with 17 points. Iowa out rebounded UNI 53-31.
– No. 3/3 Iowa (3-0, 0-0) defeated Northern Iowa (1-1, 0-0), 94-53, inside McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
– Clark recorded her 12th career triple-double and joins Sabrina Ionescu as the only players in Division I women’s basketball history to record a triple-double in four different seasons. (24p, 11a, and 10r)
– It was the first sellout in Northern Iowa women’s basketball history. (6,790)
– Since the start of the 2020-21 season, Iowa leads the nation with 80 games of scoring 80+ points. Iowa also leads the country in the same span with 37 games of 90+ points.
– Lisa Bluder is now three wins shy of 500 wins at the University of Iowa.
– Iowa now leads the all-time series, 26-3.
– Kate Martin became the 32nd Iowa women’s basketball player to notch 500 career rebounds.
– Martin recorded a season-high eight boards.
– Clark has netted a 3-point basket in 61 consecutive games which is an NCAA-best.
– It was Molly Davis’ fourth career start for the Hawkeyes.
– It was the first time in Hannah Stuelke’s career that she has recorded three consecutive games in double figures.
– Gabbie Marshall recorded a season-high 17 points and five 3-pointers made.
– All available Hawkeyes played in today’s contest.
QUOTING SUE P. BECKWITH, MD, HEAD COACH LISA BLUDER
“I’m proud of this team for coming into a hostile environment and getting the win. This is a mature group that went out there and took care of business. Can’t say enough about what Caitlin means to the program, she earned this record.”
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The third ranked Hawkeyes will host Kansas State on Thursday. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The contest will air on FS1 and the Hawkeye Radio Network.