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Georgia knocks Cyclone women out of NCAA Tournament, again.


For the third time since 1999, the Georgia Women's basketball team knocks the Iowa State Cyclones out of the NCAA Tournament.  The Bulldogs took advantage of a Cyclone cold spell to begin the second half to beat Iowa State 65-60 and advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

The game was tied at halftime at 32, Iowa State only made 1 field goal in the first 11:25 of the second half as Georgia built a 51-37 lead with 8:54 to play.  The Cyclones then went on a 19-1 run to take a 56-52 lead on an Ann Prins 3 pointer with 2:32 to go.  But Georgia outscored the Cyclones 13-4 to close the game.  Anna Prins led Iowa State with 23 points while former Aplington-Parkersburg star Chelsea Poppens scored 14 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in her final game in a Cyclones uniform.

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