B1G Women's Hoops: Iowa upsets Penn State

There were three Big Ten women’s hoops games on Thursday evening. Iowa upset No. 9 Penn State, Purdue cruised past Ohio State and Michigan edged out a win over Northwestern. Catch up on all the scores, stats and highlights in this post.

IOWA 73, PENN STATE 70 | RECAP

(AP) Iowa made sure Penn State’s stay in the Top 10 would be short-lived, and picked up a little revenge along the way. Fueled by a triple-double by Samantha Logic and 24 points from freshman Ally Disterhoft, the Hawkeyes upset the ninth-ranked Lady Lions 73-70 on Thursday night, snapping Penn State’s six-game winning streak.

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PURDUE 74, OHIO STATE 58 | RECAP

(AP) Courtney Moses scored 18 points and No. 25 Purdue made 27 of 29 free throws to turn back Ohio State 74-58 Thursday. Liza Clemons added 14 points, April Wilson and reserve Whitney Bay both had 12 and Dee Williams added 10 for the Boilermakers (16-7, 6-5 Big Ten).

MICHIGAN 70, NORTHWESTERN 68 | RECAP

Freshman guard Sierra Thompson scored a career-best 25 points, including a pair of free throws with 5.6 seconds left to break a 68-68 tie, as the University of Michigan Women’s basketball team knocked off Northwestern, 70-68, on Thursday night (Feb. 6) at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Originally from Farmington Hills, MI, I have worked at the Big Ten Network since 2012 and took over my role as web editor and blogger in August, 2013. Follow me on twitter for constant Big Ten updates @srmerriman. Thanks and enjoy!!

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