Jan. 27, 2013
With the loss, Michigan split the season series with the Hawkeyes, 1-1. The Wolverines now have an all-time record of 15-45 against Iowa.
Rachel Sheffer was honored before the game for scoring her 1,000th career point last Monday (Jan. 21) against Penn State.
U-M used the starting lineup of Nya Jordan, Jenny Ryan, Nicole Elmblad, Rachel Sheffer and Kate Thompson for the 14th straight game.
Jenny Ryan notched a new career high in scoring, with 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting. Her previous best was 19 points against Wisconsin on Jan. 13. Ryan also set a new career high in field goals made.
Sam Arnold scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds. It was her fourth game this season scoring in double figures. She also added one steal in 20 minutes of action.
With three blocked shots, Kate Thompson has now gone four straight games with at least two blocks.
Nya Jordan scored 10 points and added seven rebounds. It was her second consecutive game scoring in double figures, and the third time she has done it in the last four games.
Rachel Sheffer was held scoreless for the first time since her freshman season.
Kate Thompson set career highs in both free-throw attempts and free-throw makes. She was 7-of-8 from the line against Iowa, scoring 10 points and grabbing four rebounds.
The Wolverines scored more points in the paint than Iowa (24-18) but were outrebounded, 32-29, and lost the second-chance points battle, 13-10.
U-M had four double-digit scorers, as Ryan, Thompson, Jordan and Arnold all scored at least 10 in the contest. It is the first time this season that Michigan lost the game when having four reach double digits.
Pulling down seven boards, Nya Jordan has grabbed at least seven rebounds in nine of the last 10 games.