Logic, Hawkeyes Cruise Past Illinois

By Douglas Miles, Reporter

Tools

By KCRG Sports

IOWA CITY — Iowa point guard Samantha Logic held the ball high along the left side of the 3-point line, baiting the Illinois trap. But before it arrived, the junior fired a perfect pass to the post for an easy layup from Bethany Doolittle to cap an early 10-0 surge.

The exchange was precisely the type of calm, savvy playmaking the Hawkeyes needed to combat the Illini pressure defense.

They received it in spades from their floor leader.

Logic played all 40 minutes without committing a turnover, scored nine points, dished six assists and utilized long, quick passes and aggressive drives to stay ahead of Illinois’ half-court trap to help down the Illini, 69-55, before 3,636 fans at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

“We kind of run that same defense,” Logic said. “And I’ve been running it for a couple of years now. You just know a little bit of what they are trying to do.”

Read more: http://thegazette.com/2014/02/13/logic-runs-the-show-for-iowa-women-in-rout-of-illinois/

Conversation Guidelines

Be Kind

Don't use abusive, offensive, threatening, racist, vulgar or sexually-oriented language.
Don't attack someone personally. Keep it civil and be responsible.

Share Knowledge

Be truthful. Share what you know and what you are passionate about.
What more do you want to learn? Keep it simple.

Stay focused

Promote lively and healthy debate. Stay on topic. Ask questions and give feedback on the story's topic.

Report Trouble

Help us maintain a quality comment section by reporting comments that are offensive. If you see a comment that is offensive, or you feel violates our guidelines, simply click on the "x" to the far right of the comment to report it.


read the full guidelines here »

Commenting will be disabled on stories dealing with the following subject matter: Crime, sexual abuse, property fires, automobile accidents, Amber Alerts, Operation Quickfinds and suicides.

facebook twitter rss mobile google plus
email alerts you tube hooplanow pinterest instagram

What's On KCRG