Iowa (11-2) shot 46 percent from the floor, but was just 4 of 26 from beyond the arc. Melissa Dixon added 13 points for the Hawkeyes while Samantha Logic went 6 of 7 for 12 points, pulled down 17 rebounds and handed out 10 assists.
Drake (5-5) was led by Ashley Bartow with 16 points; Lizzy Wendell scored nine points for the Bulldogs and had 11 rebounds in the loss.
Iowa was only up four at intermission and maintained that margin almost five minutes into the second half. But the Hawkeyes went on a 15-0 run—including a trey by Theairra Taylor—to take control of the game.
Drake shot just 20 percent from the floor and went 6 of 29 (20.7 percent) on 3-pointers.