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Women’s College Basketball: Iowa defeats Minnesota, 92, 79; Meyer scores 8

This news story was published on January 7, 2021.
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IOWA CITY – Iowa defeated Minnesota, 92-79, and former Mason City Mohawk Megan Meyer scored 8 points in the Hawkeye victory.

The Hawkeyes (8-1, 4-1) expanded their home-winning streak to 42-consecutive wins, ranking second in the country behind Baylor (61). The Hawkeyes last loss inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena was against Nebraska on Jan. 28, 2018.

Freshman Caitlin Clark registered her third-career double-double, knocking down a career-high 37 points and pulling in 11 rebounds. Clark made five 3-pointers to break onto the all-time freshman top-10 list with 30 3-pointers on the season, tying Johanna Solverson (2002-03).

Former Mason City Mohawk Megan Meyer scored 8 points in nearly 20 minutes of game action in a seemingly growing role. She also had 4 assists in the game with 1 turnover.

Junior Monika Czinano recorded 19 points and 9 rebounds for the Hawkeyes.

Up next, Iowa heads to Evanston, Illinois, to take on the Northwestern inside Welsh-Ryan Center on Saturday, Jan. 9. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. (CT) on BTN.

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