Kentucky falls to Iowa 86-72 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament
Iowa freshman Caitlin Clark scored a game-high 35 points in the win
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Iowa jumped out to an 11-0 lead and never looked back on their way to an 86-72 win over Kentucky in the second round of the Women’s NCAA Tournament. Kentucky began the game shooting 0-8 from the field.
Hawkeyes’ freshman All-American Caitlin Clark was sensational, scoring a game-high 35 points, including 24 points in the first half. Monika Czinano had 14 points and eight rebounds in the win.
Kentucky All-American Rhyne Howard led the Wildcats with 28 points and eight assists. Dre’Una Edwards added 16 points in the loss.
Kentucky finishes the season with an 18-9 overall record. Iowa advances to the Sweet Sixteen to await the winner of UConn and Syracuse.
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