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20th ranked Iowa women defeat #16 Rutgers 79-72

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -

The Iowa women's basketball team took down former Hawkeye Coach C. Vivian Stringer and 16th ranked Rutgers 79-72 on Sunday. This marked the first game between the 2 teams as Big Ten Conference foes.

Melissa Dixon led the way for the 20th ranked Hawkeyes with 21 points in the game. Dixon also hit 6 3-pointers, passing Lindsey Meder for the most in Hawkeye history. Her 263 total 3-pointers ranks 6th in the Big Ten.

The win moves Iowa to 2-0 in conference play. The Hawkeyes travel to Illinois on Thursday.

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