5-2
79 - 70

Printy, Iowa women beat No. 12 West Virginia 79-70

AP - Sports

MIAMI (AP) -- Jaime Printy made all 17 of her free throws and scored 19 points as Iowa rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 12 West Virginia 79-70 Sunday at the FIU Thanksgiving Classic.

Thirteen of Printy's free throws came in the second half, when the Hawkeyes (5-2) used a 24-8 run to lead 67-60 with 2:12 remaining.

She made eight free throws in the final 45 seconds.

Morgan Johnson also scored 19 points, including 14 in the second half, for Iowa, which made 27 of 30 free throws (90 percent) after halftime. The Hawkeyes also were sharp from the field after the break, making 59.1 percent (13 of 22), while the Mountaineers (3-2) made just 30.8 percent (12 of 39).

Taylor Palmer scored 23 points and Christal Caldwell 17 for West Virginia, which also lost Friday to LSU.

Iowa lost to FIU in its first tournament game.

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