The Iowa Hawkeye women picked up a much needed win on Sunday. The Hawkeyes used a late 12-2 run to take the lead for good in a 79-72 win over Penn State in Iowa City as the Hawkeyes improved to 5-9 in the Big Ten.
Iowa coach Lisa Bluder says it was important just for their psyche. She says they played with more emotion and that was fun to see It was just the second victory at home for Iowa in the Big Ten and came against a Nittany Lion team that was looking for its first conference road win.
Bluder says the got a five point lead late in the game and that probably weighed on Penn State. Bluder says they shot the ball well and that was a key.
The Hawkeyes are 13-14 overall.