Four of the six Cyclones that played in the game registered a double-double as
"I'm proud of the effort of our team, even if we only played six kids," Fennelly said. "We beat a really, really good team tonight. It's a lot of fun to win games like this."
Junior Lyndsey Medders dished out a career-high 14 assists to complement her 20-point night, her second points/assists double-double of the season and the fourth of her career. Her 14 assists matched the second-best single-game performance in ISU history.
Junior Megan Ronhovde tallied 14 points
and 11 rebounds, while Wilkins added 10 points and tied a career best with 13
rebounds. Ronhovde has posted three double-doubles in ISU's five games this
season and six in her career. Wilkins owns five career double-double
performances, including two this season.
The game was a back-and-forth struggle for most of the first half. The Hawkeyes (4-4) led 14-7 before
"I thought the last eight minutes of the first half we were pretty darn good," Fennelly said.
The momentum continued after the break,
as ISU scored the first eight points of the second half to extend the lead to
"Overall, defensively, we were
pretty solid," Fennelly said. "We didn't want to give up a lot of transition
baskets. We didn't want to give up a lot of free throw
The victory gives ISU a 7-2 lead in the 2005-06 edition of the Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Series.
The women cagers return to the floor Saturday afternoon at as