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(18) Iowa 80

(17-5, 5-4 Big Ten)

Illinois 69

(7-15, 2-7 Big Ten)

    3:00 PM ET, January 30, 2011

    1 2 T
    #18IOWA 40 4080
    ILL 39 3069

    Top Performers

    Iowa: K. Alexander 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Illinois: K. Penn 22 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

    Iowa clinches win over Illinois in final 2 minutes

    Associated Press

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Morgan Johnson had 17 points and 13 rebounds to help Iowa (No. 21 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) beat Illionis 80-69 on Sunday.

    Kachine Alexander scored 19 points and Jaime Printy added 17 for Iowa (17-5, 5-4 Big Ten).

    Illinois (7-15, 2-7) closed to 68-65 in the final two minutes, but Kelly Krei hit a 3-pointer and Kamille Wahlin and Printy each added two free throws to seal the victory. Wahlin finished with 13 points and Krei had 11.

    Karisma Penn had 22 points and 11 rebounds while Lydia McCully added 11 points and nine assists for the Illini.

    Iowa had lost three of its first four Big Ten road games and won despite committing 22 turnovers. The Hawkeyes shot a season-best 52 percent from the field.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    IOWA
    ILL
    Points 80 69
    FG Made-Attempted 25-48 (.521) 27-77 (.351)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 5-24 (.208)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-29 (.759) 10-13 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 3

    Game Leaders

     
    IOWA
    ILL
    PointsK. Alexander 19K. Penn 22
    ReboundsM. Johnson 13K. Penn 12
    AssistsJ. Printy 5L. McCully 9
    StealsK. Krei 2L. McCully 4
    BlocksM. Johnson 4K. Penn 2

    2010-11 Season

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