IAWBB: Final Score: Iowa 88, Illinois 66

Game Notes: 

  • Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures. They include: Megan Gustafson (27), Kathleen Doyle (12), Makenzie Meyer (10), and Tania Davis (10). 
  • Senior Megan Gustafson registered her 78th career double-double (27 Points, 17 rebounds), breaking Jantel Lavender’s (Ohio State) Big Ten record for double-doubles in a career. It is her 23rd double-double of the season.
  • Iowa improved to 20-5 overall and 11-3 in conference action. The Hawkeyes have registered 20 or more wins 10 times in the last 12 seasons. Iowa has 12, 20-win seasons under head coach Lisa Bluder. 
  • Iowa outscored Illinois 48-16 in the paint.
  • The Hawkeyes outrebounded Illinois, 44-26.
  • Junior Makenzie Meyer returned to the Iowa lineup after missing a pair of games with an injury. She scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field. 
  • Iowa returns to Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, hosting Maryland at 12 p.m. (CT). Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for youth, and free for UI students. All fans are encouraged to wear pink.