basketball-women-d1 flag

AP | February 2, 2019

Women's basketball upset: Michigan dominates to beat No. 13 Iowa

Michigan upsets No. 13 Iowa

ANN ARBOR, Mich.  — Deja Church and Akienreh Johnson both had career scoring highs of 19 points, Michigan dominated the boards and the Wolverines took a 90-81 victory over No. 13 Iowa on Friday.

Church was 9-of-11 shooting and Johnson 6 of 9 with three 3-pointers for the Wolverines (13-9, 4-6 Big Ten), who lost to the Hawkeyes (16-5, 7-3) by 14 on Jan. 17. Kayla Robbins added a career-high 13 points and eight rebounds, leading the Wolverines’ 44-23 dominance on the boards, including 24 on the offensive glass that resulted in 25 second-chance points. Johnson, Robbins and Naz Hillmon combined for 40 bench points to nine for the Iowa reserves.

Iowa led briefly twice in the second quarter and was down 13 early in the fourth before getting within six. But the Wolverines used an 11-4 run to lead by 13 with three minutes remaining.

Megan Gustafson scored 27 points with nine rebounds for Iowa, which had a five-game win streak snapped. It was only second time this season Gustafson didn’t record a double-double. Kathleen Doyle tied a season high with 22 points and Tania Davis scored 15.

The game was originally scheduled for Thursday but was postponed because of cold temperatures that resulted in the university closing for two days.

5 storylines to follow this college wrestling season

Penn State will once again be a hot topic leading into the 2023-2024 college wrestling season, so here's everything you need to know about the Blue and White, as well as the teams, coaches and athletes that will be looking to challenge the reigning champs this year. 
READ MORE

25 notable college wrestlers to watch in 2023-2024

With less than two months until the start of the 2023-2024 NCAA men’s wrestling season, it’s time to take stock of the field and evaluate the biggest names in the sport. Here are the 25 names you need to know heading into this season.
READ MORE

The college wrestling fan’s guide to the 2023 Senior World Championships

Here's what you need to know about the current and former college wrestlers competing in the 2023 Senior World Wrestling Championships from September 16-24, 2023.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners