Women's Basketball

WBB: Cyclones down Georgia, earn first Sweet 16 bid since 2010

For the first time in 12 years, the Iowa State women’s basketball program is headed back to the Sweet 16.

The Cyclones rolled No. 6 Georgia on Sunday night at Hilton Coliseum in a 67-44 win.

Lexi Donarski led the team in scoring with 20 points on the night, and helped the Cyclones turn an early 9-0 advantage into a 38-19 halftime score.

Emily Ryan broke the program record for assists in a single season, checking out with 15 points and nine assists.

Ashley Joens added a 12-point, 10-rebound double-double while Morgan Kane had 10 points on her own.

Iowa State’s next game will come against No. 10 Creighton, which upset No. 2 Iowa on Sunday afternoon.