AMES, Iowa – The 20th-ranked Iowa State women’s basketball team (7-0, 0-0 Big 12) defeated the UNI Panthers (2-6, 0-0 Missouri Valley) 83-55 Wednesday evening, extending Iowa State’s nonconference home win streak to 73 consecutive games.
How it Happened:
The Cyclones used a 16-0 run to halt the Panthers in the first half, catapulting to a 17-point halftime lead, 43-26. Senior Hallie Christofferson led all scorers with 13 first-half points in just 12 minutes, while freshman Seanna Johnson nabbed eight points and nine rebounds to close the first.
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Seanna Johnson. Johnson recorded her second career double-double with 14 points and a career-high 13 rebounds. Johnson has now scored in double-figures the last five games and has recorded 10 or more rebounds on two occasions.
Honorable mention: Hallie Christofferson. Christofferson recorded 22 points in 22 minutes, while tacking on 5 rebounds and five assists. Christofferson headed to the bench to a standing ovation from the Cyclone faithful.
Cyclone Quick Hits
*Iowa State extended its NCAA-record three-point streak to 588 games.
*ISU is 34-8 all-time against UNI and 17-0 at Hilton Coliseum.
*ISU’s 7-0 start is the fourth-best in school history.
*ISU has led at halftime in all seven games this season.
*ISU has also outrebounded all seven opponents this season.
*ISU has had at least three players score in double figures in six of seven games this season.
*Christofferson netted her 65th career game in double figures.
*Johnson nabbed her fifth consecutive game in double figures and second career double-double.
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 returns continues its home stand with a game against Cal State Fullerton on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast on Cyclones.tv.