first_img Full Schedule Roster HTML Box Score Listen Live Preview The in-state battle featured numerous runs by both teams, but it was Drake who was able to hold off Iowa to claim the victory. Iowa trailed by 13 points (75-62) with 4:28 left in the game, but pulled to three points at 77-74 with :31 seconds left in the game. However, a resilient Bulldogs team made four of six free throws to close out the game and claim the victory. Photo Gallery Four Bulldogs, led by senior Caitlin Ingle (Runnells, Iowa) with a team-high 20 points, finished in double figures Sunday. Senior Lizzy Wendell (Blue Springs, Mo.) added 15 points while freshman Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) recorded her first career double-double with 14 points and a career-best 10 rebounds. Redshirt sophomore Becca Jonas (Independence, Mo.) rounded out the group with 12 points and added five rebounds. Drake improved to 63.6 percent shooting in the fourth quarter, but committed five turnovers that helped Iowa climb back into the game. Going into the final period, the Bulldogs had just nine turnovers as they finished with 14 in the game. PDF Box Score Photo Gallery The Hawkeyes held their final lead on the day just a few minutes into the game, but the Bulldogs answered to lead 24-17 after one quarter. Ingle’s scoring performance matched her season-high in a game this year (Creighton, Nov. 17), and she handed out seven assists and snagged three rebounds.center_img Ingle paced the Bulldogs scoring attack in the first quarter with a game-high nine points. Six different Bulldogs scored for the Bulldogs in the opening period as the team shot 52.9 percent. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball team defeated Iowa, 81-76, Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 3,307 fans in the Knapp Center on a bone-chilling cold day in Des Moines. vs. Auburn 12/21/2016 – 3 PM Live Stats 1350 ESPN DES MOINES Jonas opened the second period with a basket, but Drake struggled to score the basketball shooting just 31.6 percent in the period and led by just five points at halftime (38-33). In the third quarter, Iowa trimmed its deficit to three at 44-41 at the 6:41 mark. However, the Bulldogs ripped off a 7-0 scoring run that was capped by a layup from sophomore Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.). Photo Gallery Next Game: The fans who braved the elements witnessed Drake (6-3) snap a 14-game losing streak in the in-state series with Iowa (8-4). Prior to Sunday, the Bulldogs’ last victory over the Hawkeyes was Nov. 25, 2001 in a 75-72 decision that went to overtime in Iowa City. Story Links Following Sunday’s game, Drake travels to New Orleans, La., to play in the Tulane Classic. The Bulldogs open the tournament against Auburn on Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. Drake will then play Eastern Washington or Tulane on Dec. 22 with game time TBA. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more