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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (KWWL) -

The Iowa women dropped a 12 point first half lead as Purdue rolled in the second half for a 72-52 win.

Megan Gustafson scored 20 and grabbed nine rebounds for Iowa (16-11, 7-7 Big Ten). Ally Disterhoft added another 10 points in the loss.

Gustafson had the Hawkeyes rolling in the first half, putting the Hawks up 27-15 with a lay-up early in the second quarter. Purdue (17-11, 8-6 Big Ten) took over from that point on, out-scoring the Hawks 57-25 over the final 28 minutes for the win.

Ashley Morrissette led the Boilermakers in scoring with 25.

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