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Women’s college basketball: Iowa advances to Elite 8, beats NC State 79-61


This news story was published on March 31, 2019.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The University of Iowa Hawkeyes women’s basketball team advanced to the Elite 8 after a 79-61 victory over North Carolina State Saturday.

Three Hawkeyes scored in double figures. They include: Megan Gustafson (27), Hannah Stewart (16), and Tania Davis (10).

Former Mason City Mohawk Mackenzie Meyer scored 9 points and had 4 assists.

Senior Megan Gustafson registered her 33rd double-double (27 points, 12 rebounds) of the season, tying the NCAA record (Courtney Paris, 2006, 2007; Natalie Butler (George Mason, 2018).

Senior Hannah Stewart registered her third career double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. She’s registered all three double-doubles this season.

The Hawkeyes registered their 29th win of the season, matching the highest win total in program history (29-2, 1987-88).

Iowa registered 24 assists on 31 made field goals.

Iowa advances to face #1 Baylor for a trip to the Final Four.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:08 am

    These ladies are good!