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No. 16 CU Women Hold On To Beat Iowa 90-87

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(credit: CUBuffs.com)

(credit: CUBuffs.com)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) – Senior Brittany Wilson scored a career-high 26 points for No. 16 Colorado in a 90-87 win over Iowa on Wednesday night.

Colorado was up 48-35 at halftime, but Iowa opened with a 7-0 run. Minutes later, Iowa pulled to within 56-54, but Colorado went on a 15-2 run to extend its lead. Iowa wouldn’t go away, responding with a 12-1 burst to make it 72-68 with 5:18 remaining. Colorado made 7 of 10 free throws in the final minute to secure the win.

Arielle Roberson had 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists for Colorado (3-0).

Samantha Logic had 26 points and six assists for Iowa (4-1). The Hawkeyes were trying to become the third team to beat two or more Top-25 teams this season. Iowa beat then-No. 14 Dayton on Nov. 10th.

In Colorado’s last 35 games, Iowa is the only team to reach the 70-point plateau.

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