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No. 9 seed Iowa women beat Miami 69-53

Published: Monday, March 25, 2013 11:50 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013 11:51 a.m. CDT

IOWA CITY (AP) — Samantha Logic had 23 points with 11 rebounds and host Iowa beat eighth-seeded Miami 69-53 on Sunday night, snapping a two-game losing streak in the NCAA tournament.

Melissa Dixon added 13 points in the second half for the Hawkeyes (21-12), which will face top-seeded Notre Dame Tuesday night in Iowa City.

The Fighting Irish throttled Tennessee-Martin 97-64 earlier Sunday.

Iowa broke open a stalemate with an 18-3 run to jump ahead 58-44 with 7:07 left. Miami (21-11), which was up by seven early in the second half, shot just 3 of 19 from 3-point range and 30 percent overall.

Morgan Stroman had 15 points and Shawnice Wilson had 15 points and 18 rebounds for the Hurricanes, who committed 24 turnovers.

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