Career Day for Christofferson Leads Iowa State
AMES, Iowa – The No. 23/20 Iowa State women’s basketball team defeated North Dakota 84-55 at Hilton Coliseum Sunday evening. The Cyclones were powered on the back of a career-high 32 points for Hallie Christofferson. The win improved the Cyclones to 33-8 all-time in season-openers and Iowa State is now 19-0 under the direction of Head Coach Bill Fennelly.
Turning Point of the Game
With 13:47 on the clock North Dakota’s Madi Buck sunk a three-pointer to give UND a one-point lead. Kidd Blaskowsky went on a 6-0 run of her own knocking down back-to-back three’s to give Iowa State the lead. The Cyclones would hold onto the lead for the remainder of the game.
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Game Ball Goes To...
Hallie Christofferson. Christofferson’s 32 points are tied for the 10th-most in Iowa State history and is the sixth-most in Hilton Coliseum. She went 11-of-18 from the field and 3-of-7 from beyond the arc. Christofferson recorded her 12th-career double-double with 32 points and 11 rebounds.
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Cyclone Quick Hits
*Freshmen Jadda Buckley and Seanna Johnson made their first career starts for Iowa State.
*Iowa State improved to 33-8 all-time in season openers and 19-0 under Fennelly.
*Hallie Christofferson posted a career-high 32 points, the 10th-best mark in Iowa State history.
*With her 32 points, Christofferson recorded her 59th-career double-digit scoring effort.
*Blaskowsky recorded her first career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Her 10 rebounds were a career-high.
*Moody recorded her 27th career double-digit scoring effort after notching 10 points against UND.
Fan Tweet of the Game
After each game, one tweet will be chose as the “Fan Tweet of the Game”. Fans are encouraged to tweet @CycloneWBB during the match, and visit cyclones.com after each match to see if their tweet was chosen as “Fan Tweet of the Match”.
Iowa State continues its home stand as it faces South Dakota on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones and Coyotes will tip off at 7 p.m.