Wisconsin vs. Iowa: Full Game Preview

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Wisconsin vs. Iowa: Full Game Preview
Wisconsin
(13-4, 3-2 away)
Iowa
(12-5, 11-2 home)
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena
8:06PM ET / 5:06PM PT, January 19, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Wisconsin J Berggren 12.9 R Evans 7.8 B Brust 3.1
Iowa R Devyn Marble 15.0 A White 6.1 A Clemmons 4.2

On Saturday, Iowa welcomes Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The game gets underway at 8:06 EST and it can be seen on Big Ten Network. The Hawkeyes are 3-3 against the Badgers over the last four years. The last time they met (2/23/2012) they won 67-66.

Wisconsin is in 1st place in the Big Ten and Iowa is in 9th place.

In their last match-up on January 13th, Aaron White put up 17 points and 6 rebounds as the Hawkeyes ran it up on Northwestern 70-50. On top of a team-high 6.1 rebounds per game, he also scores 13.3 points per game. For the Badgers, Ryan Evans put up 13 points and 8 rebounds in the 64-59 win over Indiana on January 15th. He averages 11.5 points per game in addition to a team-best 7.8 rebounds per game. When considering the Four Factors, Wisconsin performs well in turnover percentage at 14.2. This ranks 1st in the conference and 1st in the country.

Wisconsin StatSmack

  • Iowa beat Wisconsin by 1 point the last time they played (Feb 23, 2012).
  • Even computers respect Iowa more. We have a better RPI this season than Wisconsin (RPI: #88 vs #157).
  • Iowa City isn't as congested as Madison (population is significantly lower).
  • Iowa players are more experienced than Wisconsin players (11,094 minutes played vs 9,296 minutes played).
  • You get an A for effort, but Iowa has emerged victorious against Wisconsin the last 2 times they've played.
  • Roy Devyn Marble is ranked 5th in the Big Ten in points.
  • Kids want to come here. Since 1998 Iowa has recruited more Top 50 high school players than Wisconsin (8 vs 4).
  • Anthony Clemmons is ranked 6th in the Big Ten in assists.
  • The Iowa scoring leader (Roy Devyn Marble) has more points than the Wisconsin scoring leader (Jared Berggren).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Iowa has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Wisconsin (11 vs 2).
WISC Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Jared Berggren 27 13 6 1 1 2 1
B+ Ryan Evans 29 11 8 2 1 1 1
B+ Ben Brust 32 11 6 3 1 0 1
B Sam Dekker 22 9 4 2 1 0 1
B- Mike Bruesewitz 25 7 5 2 1 0 1
C Traevon Jackson 23 6 2 2 1 0 2
C George Marshall 19 5 1 1 0 0 1
C Frank Kaminsky 10 5 2 1 0 1 0
C- Zak Showalter 9 3 1 1 1 0 0
D+ Jordan Smith 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Dan Fahey 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Evan Anderson 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Zach Bohannon 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ J.D. Wise 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
IOWA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Aaron White 27 13 6 2 1 1 1
B R. Marble 31 15 4 3 1 0 2
C+ Mike Gesell 26 9 3 3 1 0 2
C Adam Woodbury 17 6 6 0 0 1 1
C Melsahn Basabe 15 7 4 0 1 1 1
C A. Clemmons 18 4 2 4 1 0 2
C Zach McCabe 16 6 4 1 1 0 1
C Eric May 18 4 3 2 1 0 1
C- Josh Oglesby 16 6 2 1 0 0 1
C- A. Olaseni 9 3 3 0 0 1 0
D+ Darius Stokes 5 1 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Pat Ingram 9 1 1 1 0 0 1
D+ C. Rickert 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Kyle Denning 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
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