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Owls Tripped Up by No. 24 Iowa State 80-40


Owls Tripped Up by No. 24 Iowa State 80-40

The Florida Atlantic womenís basketball team fell to No. 24 Iowa State 80-40 on Sunday afternoon from Hilton Coliseum.† The Owls were led on offense by Jessica Knurick who tallied 12 points and seven rebounds in the loss.

FAU got off to a slow start on offense shooting only 6-for-29 in the first half.† Despite the cold shooting, the Owls held an early lead of 5-4 and trailed by as few as six points with five minutes to play in the first half.† However, a 14-3 run by the Cyclones in the final five minutes before halftime gave Iowa State a 17-point lead heading into the locker room.

In the second half, Iowa State took firm control of the game and started the first eight minutes on a 22-6 run.† The Cyclones outscored FAU 47-24 in the second half en route to the victory.

A pair of freshman paced the offense for Iowa State as Anna Prins and Chelsea Poppens tallied 20 and 17 points, respectively, in their first collegiate games.† The 6-foot-6 Prins went 7-of-10 from the floor and 3-of-5 from three-point range.

For FAU, Brittany Bowe scored eight points with five rebounds, three assists and one steal.† Teri Stamps also added seven points and went 2-of-3 from behind the arc.

The Owls will quickly return to action on Tuesday night in Raleigh, NC for a game against North Carolina State.† Tip-off is scheduled for 7 pm.

Source: FAU Media Relations
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