Iowa women hold off No. 17 Maryland 66-61
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Kathleen Doyle scored 21 points, Makenzie Meyer had 20 points and Iowa beat No. 17 Maryland 66-61 on Thursday night.
Alexis Sevillian added 15 points and made a 3-pointer and a jumper back-to-back in the final 3 1/2 minutes to help the Hawkeyes (12-3, 3-1 Big Ten) pull away. Iowa made 7 of 8 foul shots in the final 49 seconds to secure the win.
The Hawkeyes led by 14 in the second quarter, but the Terrapins (11-4, 2-2) erased the deficit and led 44-41 after an 11-0 run in the third quarter. Iowa retook the lead before the end of the quarter and never trailed in the fourth quarter although Maryland tied it twice.
Kaila Charles had 23 points and 18 rebounds, and Shakira Austin added 11 points and 13 boards for the Terrapins.
Maryland outrebounded Iowa 38-11 on the offensive glass and 59-35 overall. But the Terrapins made 26 of 84 shots, just 4 of 25 from 3-point range, and 5 of 13 from the foul line.
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Updated January 9, 2020