Hot shooting and rebounding propelled Penn State in downing Iowa, 82-69 Wednesday night inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Penn State ended a five-game losing skid by shooting 49 percent from the field and out-rebounding the Hawkeyes by 14.
Iowa sophomore Chase Coley made 7-of-10 field goals and shared game-high scoring honors with 16 points. Junior Ally Disterhoft had a tough night shooting (3-of-14 from the field), but still managed 13 points with seven rebounds, three assists, and two blocked shots.
The Hawkeye point guard duo of sophomore Whitney Jennings and Tania Davis combined for 20 points, nine assists, six steals, and five rebounds.
Iowa shot 35 percent from the field and a season-low 16 percent from 3-point range. The Hawkeyes forced 17 turnovers and turned that into 17 points.
Iowa returns to action January 24 at Purdue. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.