No. 22 Iowa pulls away from Drake 73-51

Ally Disterhoft scored 17 points and gathered nine rebounds to

pace No. 22 Iowa over Drake 73-51 on Saturday.

Iowa (11-2) shot 46 percent from the floor, but was just 4 of 26

from beyond the arc. Melissa Dixon added 13 points for the Hawkeyes

while Samantha Logic went 6 of 7 for 12 points, pulled down 17

rebounds and handed out 10 assists.

Drake (5-5) was led by Ashley Bartow with 16 points; Lizzy

Wendell scored nine points for the Bulldogs and had 11 rebounds in

the loss.

Iowa was only up four at intermission and maintained that margin

almost five minutes into the second half. But the Hawkeyes went on

a 15-0 run – including a trey by Theairra Taylor – to take control

of the game.

Drake shot just 20 percent from the floor and went 6 of 29 (20.7

percent) on 3-pointers.