Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle out 4-6 weeks with fractured hand


IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa women’s basketball junior guard Kathleen Doyle suffered a third and fourth metacarpal fracture in her left (non-shooting) hand in practice on Friday. Doyle is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

Doyle, a native of LaGrange Park, Illinois, averaged 11.1 points, 6.6 assists, and 3.7 rebounds in 30 games last season. The Preseason All-Big Ten selection ranked 12th nationally in assists per game. She led the Big Ten with 7.5 assists per game in conference action last season. 

Iowa is ranked 13th in the Associated Press reseason poll.