Iowa vs. Northwestern: Recap and Stats

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Iowa vs. Northwestern: Recap and Stats
Iowa 70
(12-5, 1-3 away)
Northwestern 50
(10-7, 6-6 home)
Venue: Welsh-Ryan Arena
5:35PM ET / 2:35PM PT, January 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iowa 25 45 70
Northwestern 15 35 50
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa R Devyn Marble 15 A White 6 A Clemmons 4
Northwestern R Hearn 13 J Swopshire 5 D Sobolewski 4

Iowa pounded Northwestern 70-50 in Big Ten play on a day when the Wildcats shot just 29% from the floor. The Hawkeyes got the win with a game-high 17 points and six rebounds from Aaron White. Josh Oglesby also had an outstanding game, scoring a season-high 14 points. For the Wildcats, Dave Sobolewski finished with a team-high 14 points and five assists. Iowa (12-5, 1-3 Big Ten) welcomes Wisconsin (12-4, 3-0 Big Ten) on Saturday, January 19th.

Iowa Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 6:14 left to go.
  • Iowa beat the spread by 21.5 points. That makes the 6th time this season the Hawkeyes have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 7th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, Iowa has been on the winning end of 20 blowout games.
  • The Hawkeyes have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 43 or more rebounds.
  • Iowa has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) when its had a field goal percentage of 46.0% or better.
  • Iowa has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 50 or fewer total points.
  • Iowa has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after holding an opponent to under 29.4% field goal percentage.
  • This season Iowa has won 80% of the time (4-1) when Aaron White has 17 points or more and 77% of the time (10-3) when Roy Devyn Marble has 4 field goals made or more.
  • The Hawkeyes set a season high for assists.
  • Iowa set a season low for blocks.
  • The top two scorers (Aaron White and Josh Oglesby) accounted for 44.2% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more points (40) than the starters (30).
  • Aaron White has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 17 games this season.
  • Adam Woodbury has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 17 games this season.

Northwestern Game Notes

  • Northwestern lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This was the 3rd blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, NU has been on the losing end of 19 blowout games.
  • The top two scorers (Dave Sobolewski and Tre Demps) accounted for 48.0% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (15) than the starters (13).
  • Dave Sobolewski has led the team in scoring 5 times in 17 games this season.
  • Dave Sobolewski has 3 straight double-digit point games.
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAaron White291764112
AJosh Oglesby201414100
AMelsahn Basabe131140101
AZach McCabe16751100
AAdam Woodbury12290000
BR. Marble30835002
BEric May23722000
C+A. Olaseni8140000
CMike Gesell26333001
CA. Clemmons14003302
-Pat Ingram6000000
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BDave Sobolewski341425014
BMike Turner29531230
B-A. Marcotullio23561110
B-Tre Demps191040001
C+Alex Olah11340000
C-Jared Swopshire27252102
C-Reggie Hearn26620201
DKale Abrahamson19300001
-J. Montgomery III6100000
-Omar Jimenez3110000
-Nikola Cerina3010000

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