The following is a press release sent out by Iowa State athletic communications.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – An up-and-down second half cost the Iowa State women’s basketball team as it fell 56-49 to Michigan at the Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor. The loss drops the Cyclones to 4-2 on the year.
Iowa State struggled from the field, shooting just 19-of-56, including 10-of-36 from 3-point range. The Cyclones committed 18 turnovers that led to 21 Michigan Wolverine points. Iowa State, however, did control the glass with a 39-29 rebound edge.
After going into the locker room down 24-22 Iowa State got a fast start to the second half, going on an 8-0 run to give the Cyclones their first lead of the game and a 30-24 advantage. Michigan continued to battle, posting an 8-0 run of its own to retake the lead at 32-30.
Iowa State then went on a 7-0 run to take a 37-32 lead but an 11-0 Michigan run that gave the Wolverines a lead that they did not concede for the rest of the game.
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