AMES, Iowa -- Kelsey Bolte scored 20 points and Iowa State (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) survived its worst shooting game of the season to beat Michigan 60-47 on Sunday.
Iowa State (6-1) shot only 32 percent, but Jessica Schroll and Chelsea Poppens came up with some key offensive rebounds in the second half to keep possessions alive, and the Cyclones hit five 3-pointers during a 6-minute stretch late in the game to take control.
Lauren Mansfield added 13 points and Anna Prins scored 10 for Iowa State, which trailed by as many as seven before taking a 26-24 halftime lead on Mansfield's driving layup.
Veronica Hicks and Rachel Sheffer led Michigan (4-4) with 10 points each.
With her team clinging to a 38-36 lead, Bolte hit three 3-pointers and Mansfield and Prins each made one as the Cyclones went up 55-47. Mansfield sank four free throws in the final minute and Schroll added one to finish it off.