Gustafson leads Iowa past Gophers; 4th straight loss for Minnesota

FILE PHOTO: The Minnesota Gophers womens basketball team huddles up before a game at Williams Arena. Photo: KSTP Sports
FILE PHOTO: The Minnesota Gophers womens basketball team huddles up before a game at Williams Arena.

January 14, 2019 08:52 PM

Megan Gustafson had 34 points, 13 rebounds and four assists for her nation-leading 15th double-double of the season and No. 17 Iowa beat No. 18 Minnesota 81-63 on Monday night.
    
It was Gustafson's 70th career double-double. She was 16 of 22 from the field and also had three blocks.
    
Tania Davis added 21 points with seven assists for Iowa (12-4, 3-2 Big Ten). Hannah Stewart added 10 points and nine rebounds and Kathleen Doyle had 11 points, seven assists and a career-high four steals.
    
Iowa used a 24-9 third quarter to pull away as Minnesota was held to 23 second-half points.
    
Kenisha Bell scored 22 points for Minnesota (12-4, 1-4), which has lost four straight under first-year coach Lindsay Whalen. Taiye Bello notched her seventh double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds.
    
It was the Gophers' second loss in 12 games this season at Williams Arena.
 

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