No. 4 Hawkeyes Bounce Bowling Green

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The fourth-ranked Iowa women’s basketball team came away with a 99-65, win against the Bowling Green Falcons on Saturday afternoon inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa improved to 8-1 on the season.

Five Hawkeyes recorded double digit figures. All-American Caitlin Clark registered a game-high 24 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds and two blocks.

Sydney Affolter went a career-high 7-of-7 from the field with 14 points, and Sharon Goodman double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Kate Martin recorded 17 points and three blocks, and Addi O’Grady stated ten points in less than 12 minutes of play.

Iowa came out on top from the start closing out the first with a, 29-16 lead shooting 66.7% from the field and from behind the arc. The Hawkeyes rallied through the second going into halftime with a commanding lead.

It was more of the same for the Hawkeyes in the second half. Lisa Bluder was able to empty the bench in the second half. Iowa out rebounded BGSU, 44-27. Jada Gyamfi registered a career-high seven points. UI’s offense has now shot 50%+ from the floor in 18 of the last 20 quarters. The Hawkeyes outscored the Falcons, 72-28, in the paint.

– National POY candidate, Caitlin Clark, registered her 94th career game with 20+ points in 109 career games which is a program best.
– It was Clark’s 47th career double-double with 24 points, 11 assists, seven rebounds, and two blocks.
– Clark is 22 points shy of 3,000 career points.
– Kate Martin has reached 10+ points in four out of her last five games.
– Martin tied her career-best with three blocks.
– Martin has shot 50%+ from the floor in five straight contests.
– Affolter also tied her career-high in points. (14)
– Sharon Goodman notched her first career double-double.
– Iowa scored 90+ points in 41 games since the 2020-21 season, which leads the country.
– It was UI’s 13th all-time sellout in CHA.
– Iowa improved to 8-1 and is off to its best start since the 2020-21 season.
– The Hawkeyes are 14-6 all-time against the MAC.
– It was Iowa’s sixth win this year by 20 or more points.
– UI has led at the half in all nine games this season.

“I was proud of our team for taking care of business today. They brought the intensity from the start and really took it to them. Kate, Sharon, and Sydney were wonderful and couldn’t be happier with how they played. Our focus now shifts to our in-state rival, Iowa State.”

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The fourth-ranked Hawkeyes will hit the road for the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series. Iowa will take on Iowa State this Wednesday at 6 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Hilton Coliseum. The game will broadcast on ESPN2 and the Hawkeye Radio Network.