Women’s basketball dumps Illinois

BY DI STAFF | JANUARY 22, 2010 7:30 AM

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The Iowa women’s basketball team (9-10, 2-6 Big Ten) snapped its four-game losing streak on Thursday, defeating Illinois (11-7, 3-5), 74-65, in Champaign, Ill.

Freshman Jaime Printy led the Hawkeyes with 22 points and four rebounds, and she dished out four assists in her 35 minutes of action. Junior Kachine Alexander added 12 points and 10 rebounds for her seventh double-double of the season.

Despite suffering back spasms earlier in the week, sophomore Kamille Wahlin started at point guard and played 31 minutes, scoring 12 points and adding six rebounds.

Freshman Morgan Johnson tallied 10 points, and sophomore Kelly Krei had 13 points.

The game marks the first time all season that five starters have scored in double figures.

Iowa shot 68.2 percent in the game, 45 percent behind the arc. The Hawkeyes led 38-37 at halftime before outscoring the Fighting Illini 36-28.

Iowa hosts Northwestern (12-6, 3-4) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Jan 24. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m.

— by Evelyn Lau

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