GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Iowa State 93, SIU-Edwardsville 43

By ANDREW LOGUE
Associated Press

AMES, Iowa - Lexi Donarski scored 22 points as No. 8 Iowa State routed SIU-Edwardsville 93-43.

The Cyclones (6-1) were playing just 48 hours after suffering their first loss - to North Carolina in Portland, Ore. on Sunday - and returning home around 5:45 a.m. Monday.

Emily Ryan contributed 13 points for Iowa State. Ashley Joens and Stephanie Soares each scored 11. Soares also grabbed 10 rebounds.

Olivia Clayton Ajulu Thatha each scored seven points for SIU-Edwardsville (0-6) which shot just 26.2 percent for the game.

The Cyclones used a 15-5 run in the first quarter to seize control. Donarski made a layup and hit two free throws to give Iowa State a 26-11 lead.

Another 8-0 run early in the second quarter helped the Cyclones build a 38-17 advantage. Four consecutive free throws by Joens made it 44-19.

Iowa State shot 52.9 percent in the first half (18 of 34) and scored 17 points off turnovers.

The Cyclones lead eventually grew to 62-22 early in the third quarter.

BIG PICTURE

Iowa State made an emphatic bounce back after suffering its first loss of the season. The Cyclones should make their 12th straight appearance in the top ten when next week's poll comes out.

November 29, 2022


SIUE
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
O. Clayton F 22 3-11 1-2 0-0 3-4 0 0 1 3 2 7
M. Webb F 19 2-9 0-0 0-0 2-7 2 1 0 4 2 4
M. Sheehan G 28 1-5 0-0 1-3 0-2 2 0 0 4 0 3
S. Lowis G 27 2-8 0-0 2-5 0-2 2 0 0 4 4 6
M. Silvey G 24 0-2 0-0 0-2 0-2 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Hampton 19 2-8 0-0 0-2 0-6 0 0 0 0 1 4
A. Blank 17 2-4 0-0 2-3 0-0 2 0 0 1 2 6
A. Thatha 17 2-8 2-2 1-2 1-4 1 0 1 1 3 7
D. Duckworth 14 2-8 0-0 0-0 0-2 1 0 0 0 1 4
A. Moore 8 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 1 0 1 2 2
T. Goss 3 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals   198 17-65
(.262)
3-4
(.750)
6-18
(.333)
10-36 10 2 2 18 18 43


Iowa State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
S. Soares F 19 5-9 0-0 1-3 1-10 1 4 3 2 1 11
E. Ryan G 29 5-6 2-2 1-2 0-4 7 0 2 1 1 13
L. Donarski G 27 7-13 6-6 2-7 0-3 6 0 3 1 0 22
D. Fritz G 27 2-12 0-0 1-6 3-4 3 0 2 1 3 5
A. Joens G 23 2-7 6-6 1-3 4-7 3 0 0 0 0 11
M. Espenmiller-McGraw 21 2-6 0-0 2-5 0-3 2 1 0 1 0 6
N. Diew 16 2-5 0-0 0-3 1-9 0 1 1 0 0 4
M. Kane 13 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-6 0 1 0 0 1 4
S. Dawkins 10 2-4 2-3 0-2 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 6
I. Zingaro 8 3-3 2-2 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 8
M. King 3 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 3
M. Vick 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   199 33-69
(.478)
18-19
(.947)
9-32
(.281)
9-47 23 7 12 7 7 93


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