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Game Notes vs. Iowa
Jan. 12, 2014
Kohl Center, Madison, Wis.
Wisconsin suffered its worst loss of the season, falling to the Hawkeyes by 17 points (82-65).
Iowa scored an opponent season-high 82 points against Wisconsin, improving upon the 81 points scored by Vanderbilt on Nov. 30. UI also made an opponent season-best 33 field goals and dished off an opponent season high 23 assists.
The Hawkeyes also shot 52.4 percent (33-of-63) from the field, marking the second-highest shooting percentage by an opponent this season. Washington shot 52.5 percent on Dec. 13.
The Badgers went on an 18-5 run over the last 6:18 of the first half to pull within three (35-32) at the half. Wisconsin trailed 30-14 with 6:18 to play before rallying.
Wisconsin falls to 0-4 on the season with only two players in double figures.
UW was outrebounded 39-28 (-11), its fourth double-figure rebounding deficit of the season and its second straight after getting outrebounded at Michigan on Thursday 45-31.
The Badgers drew a season-high crowd of 5,245.
Senior Morgan Paige shared game-high honors with 20 points, shooting 6-of-19 from the field, a career-high field goal attempts.
Junior Michala Johnson added 16 points to UW’s offense.
Sophomore Nicole Bauman earned her first start of the season, marking the first change in UW’s starting lineup this season. The 5-10 guard finished with five points on 2-of-2 shooting while adding one assist, one block and two steals in 21 minutes of play.
Two Badgers fouled out of the game – Morgan Paige and Nicole Bauman – marking the first disqualifications for UW this season. Paige left the game with 1:58 to play while Bauman fouled out with 51 seconds left in the game.
Junior AnnMarie Brown made a career-best three 3-pointers. The 6-0 guard/forward finished with nine points on 3-of-3 shooting from behind the arc.
Sophomore Dakota Whyte played one of the best all-around games of her career. The 5-8 guard scored nine points on 4-of-8 shooting, including one 3 pointers. She also added four rebounds, three assists with only one turnover, and two steals in 28 minutes of play.