Feb. 2, 1997

Michigan State Faces Iowa

Amy Herrig had 23 points and 12 rebounds and Nadine Domond added 17 points and seven assists as Iowa routed 24th-ranked Michigan State, 82-62, in a Big Ten matchup.

Tangela Smith grabbed 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (10-9, 5-5 Big Ten), who shot 56 percent (34-of-61) from the floor and held a 36-26 advantage on the boards.

Paula Sanders had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Nicole Cushing-Adkins added 13 points for the Spartans (16-4, 8-2), who shot 43 percent (25-of-58) in the game and trailed, 44-32, at halftime.

NCAA WOMENS BB  
         FINAL               1ST 2ND     TOTAL
         MICHIGAN ST (23)     32  30       62
         IOWA                 44  38       82    FINAL
 HIGH SCORERS:  MICHIGAN ST - PAULA SANDERS 16, NICOLE CUSHING
                13, TWO PLAYERS WITH 9
                IOWA - AMY HERRIG 23, NADINE DOMOND 17, TANGELA
                SMITH 14
 HIGH REBOUND:  MICHIGAN ST - PAULA SANDERS 10, NICOLE CUSHING
                5
                IOWA - AMY HERRIG 12, TANGELA SMITH 10
 HIGH ASSISTS:  MICHIGAN ST - TAMIKA MATLOCK 7, CHERI EULER 6
                IOWA - SUSAN KOERING 8, NADINE DOMOND 7
          ATT:  9,133
                                                                        
NCAA WOMENS BB
MICHIGAN ST (62)
                      fg    ft    rb
               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
Sanders         34   5-8   6-7  2-10  2  1   16
Euler           30   4-8   1-2   0-3  6  1    9
Cushing         33  6-10   1-2   3-5  1  3   13
Matlock         40   3-9   0-0   0-1  7  3    8
Wesley          32  4-12   0-0   1-3  2  1    9
Reese           15   1-8   0-0   0-0  0  0    3
Rasmussen       12   2-3   0-0   0-1  0  0    4
Engen            3   0-0   0-0   0-0  0  0    0
Winberg          1   0-0   0-0   0-0  0  0    0
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TOTALS         200 25-58  8-11  6-23 18  9   62
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Percentages: FG-.431, FT-.727. 
3-Point Goals: 4-13, .308 (Matlock 2-4, Wesley 1-4, Reese 1-5).
Team rebounds: 3. 
Blocked shots: 2 (Sanders, Reese). 
Turnovers: 16 (Cushing 3, Euler 3, Sanders 3, Matlock 2, Rasmussen 2, Reese 2, Wesley). 
Steals: 7 (Matlock 2, Sanders 2, Euler, Reese, Wesley).
IOWA (82)
                      fg    ft    rb
               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
Gooden          29   4-9   1-2   2-5  1  0   10
Smith           25  7-12   0-0  3-10  2  3   14
Herrig          39  9-15   5-5  3-12  1  3   23
Domond          36  6-12   2-2   0-3  7  1   17
Koering         36   4-5   1-1   1-4  8  3    9
Berdo           14   3-6   0-0   0-0  1  1    7
Edwards          3   0-1   0-0   0-1  0  1    0
Perry           18   1-1   0-0   1-1  3  0    2
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TOTALS         200 34-61  9-10 10-36 23 12   82
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Percentages: FG-.557, FT-.900. 
3-Point Goals: 5-14, .357 (Gooden 1-3, Domond 3-7, Berdo 1-4).
Team rebounds: None. Blocked shots: 3 (Gooden, Smith, Berdo). 
Turnovers: 16 (Domond 4, Gooden 3,Herrig 3, Smith 3, Edwards, Koering, Perry).
Steals: 7 (Domond 4, Koering 2, Smith).
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Michigan St        32   30  -   62
Iowa               44   38  -   82
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Technical fouls: None.  
A: 9,133. 
Officials: Ron Dressander, Mark Parker, Bill Blair.