IOWA CITY, Iowa — Veronica Burton scored 25 points and led Northwestern during an 11-3 run in the final minutes Thursday as the Wildcats beat No. 22 Iowa 77-69.
It was the sixth-straight win for Northwestern (10-3, 2-0 Big Ten), which hadn’t played in nearly three weeks since having its game against Oregon canceled and two Big Ten games postponed.
It was its third win in a row against Iowa (7-4, 1-1). Melannie Daley added 22 points for Northwestern. Iowa’s leading scorer Caitlin Clark, averaging 24.1 points, had 30 against the Wildcats.
Monika Czinano had 20 points and McKenna Warnock 14.