The Iowa Hawkeye women zoomed out to a 12-point first half lead over second ranked Ohio State on Sunday but the Buckeyes used hot shooting to rally for a 67-60 victory over the Hawkeyes in Iowa CIty.Iowa coach Lisa Bluder says they wanted to come out and play their best game, and she says for the most part they did that. The Hawkeyes canned seven three pointers early top jump out to a 34-22 advantage in the opening half but did not score in the final six minutes and Ohio State had a 38-34 lead at the break.Iowa led 53-47 with just under 12 minutes to play but again the Buckeyes clamped down as the held the Hawkeyes to just two baskets the rest of the game. Jamie Cavey led Iowa with 22 points and 12 rebounds. The Hawkeyes fall to 5-7 in the Big Ten and 16-7 overall. She says she told her team that they Buckeyes are one of the top teams in the nation, and if they keep their focus they can compete with any team. The Hawkeyes host Michigan State on Thursday.
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