IOWA STATE 70, NORTHERN ILLINOIS 60
Ames, IA -- Iowa State took a nine-point lead after the first quarter and maintained a comfortable lead the rest of the way, topping Northern Illinois in Round 2 of the 2018 Preseason WNIT.
The Cyclones (2-0) will host New Mexico or Auburn in one semifinal, with tipoff set for 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The Huskies (1-1) will play in the consolation round later this week.
Northern Illinois did get back within eight points with 5:08 left in the fourth quarter on a layup from Mikayla Voigt, but ISU got back in control via five quick points from Madison Wise. Bridget Carleton scored 21 points for Iowa State to go with 13 rebounds and six assists. Kristin Scott had 15 points, and Wise finished with 12 points and six rebounds.
Voigt scored 12 points for the Huskies; Courtney Woods, Errin Hodges and Gabby Nikitinaite each scored 10 points.