Northwestern 55 at Iowa 60

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Iowa women defeat Northwestern 60-55
Thursday, Mar 7, 2013

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP)—Morgan Johnson and Jamie Printy scored 18 points apiece and Iowa defeated Northwestern 60-55 on Thursday in the first round of the Big Ten women’s tournament.

Bethany Doolittle added 10 points and Samantha Logic grabbed 11 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (20-11), the seventh seed in the tournament. They advance to meet No. 21 Nebraska, the Big Ten’s second seed, in Friday’s quarterfinals.

Iowa never trailed in the game. It was 30-26 at halftime and the Hawkeyes led 57-42 with 3 minutes to go before the Wildcats battled back to make it close.

Kendall Hackney led Northwestern (13-17), the No. 10 seed, with 13 points and four steals. Karly Roser scored 11 points, Alex Cohen scored 10 and Dannielle Diamant had a game-high 13 rebounds.

The teams also played on Sunday in Evanston, Ill., with Iowa winning 62-45.

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 Northwestern
Kendall Hackney Kendall Hackney
6-10,  13 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Iowa
Morgan Johnson Morgan Johnson
8-12,  18 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists

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