No. 9 Iowa 80, Pacific 60
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) _ Angela Hamblin scored 17 points to lead No. 9 Iowa over Pacific 80-60 Saturday night in the second round of the Kona Women’s Basketball Classic.
Iowa opened the second half with a 10-5 run to take a 52-23 lead. The Tigers outscored the Hawkeyes the rest of the way, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the huge deficit.
Pacific took a 12-8 lead on Eden Palacio’s three-point play with 12:43 left in the first half. But Iowa then scored 20 straight points to take a 28-12 lead with 5:32 remaining in the half.
Pacific went nine minutes without a basket during one stretch in the first half.
Susan Koering and Amy Herrig each scored 14 points for Iowa (4-1).
Martha Yarborough led Pacific (0-4) with 17 points. Kate McAllister added 15 points for the Tigers.