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Marisa Reaches 1,000 Career Points In Lady Lions’ Loss to Iowa

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. โ€“ Penn State junior guard Makenna Marisa reached elite scoring company by recording her 1,000thย career point, but the Lady Lions fell 107-79 loss to No. 23 Iowa on Tuesday evening at the Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State is now 9-9 overall and 3-5 in Big Ten play, while Iowa improved to 13-4 overall and 7-1 in conference play.
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Marisa paced the Lady Lions once again with 32 points, including a 12-of-14 mark from the free-throw line. Marisa earned her third 30-point game of the season.ย 
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She became the 40thย Lady Lion to score 1,000 career points and the 21stย to reach 1,000 before the end ofย her junior season. She has 1,001 career points in 72 career games.
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Tova Sabel and Leilani Kapinusย both scored in double-digits for the Lady Lions. Sabel had 12 points off the bench with three triples and added two steals. Kapinus poured in 10 with a team-high five rebounds, two steals and a block.
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The Hawkeyes shot 58.9 percent as a team and tallied 37 assists on 43 made field goals. They were led by McKenna Warnock in the scoring column with 25 points on 10-of-12 from the floor. Caitlin Clark added 20 points, including four three-pointers, and had a Big Ten regular season game-record 17 assists. Monika Czinano registered 24 points and nine rebounds.
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Iowa held the initial edge 25-17 after the first quarter thanks to four three-pointers that helped them create the…

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