Iowa vs. Ohio State: Recap and Stats

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Iowa vs. Ohio State: Recap and Stats
Iowa 63
(13-6, 1-4 away)
(14) Ohio State 72
(14-4, 12-1 home)
Venue: Value City Arena
6:30PM ET / 3:30PM PT, January 22, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iowa 22 41 63
Ohio State 34 38 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa R Devyn Marble 14 A White 6 A Clemmons 4
Ohio State D Thomas 20 D Thomas 6 A Craft 4

No. 14 Ohio State squared off with Iowa on Tuesday, January 22nd and defeated the Hawkeyes 72-63 in conference action. Deshaun Thomas played brilliantly for the Buckeyes and got a game-high 16 points and seven rebounds. Lenzelle Smith Jr. had 12 points and added six rebounds. Aaron White got a team-high 13 points and seven rebounds for the Hawkeyes. Ohio State (13-4, 4-2 Big Ten) gets Penn State (8-10, 0-6 Big Ten) on the road on Saturday, January 26th.

Ohio State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:15 left to go.
  • The Buckeyes have won 100% of the time this season (10-0) after recording 27 or more field goals made.
  • Ohio State has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.9% or better.
  • OSU has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 35.5% field goal percentage.
  • OSU has won 92% of the time this season (11-1) when opponents record 63 or fewer total points.
  • This season Ohio State has won 76% of the time (13-4) when Deshaun Thomas has 16 points or more, 100% of the time (7-0) when Lenzelle Smith Jr. has 5 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (6-0) when LaQuinton Ross has 5 rebounds or more.
  • The Buckeyes have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--OSU has a 22.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Amir Williams recorded a team season high in blocks with 6.
  • Aaron Craft tallied a team season high in free throws attempted with 10.
  • Deshaun Thomas has led the team in scoring 15 times and in rebounding 9 times in 18 games this season.
  • Deshaun Thomas has 18 straight double-digit point games.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (Melsahn Basabe and Aaron White) accounted for 42.5% of the rebounds.
  • Aaron White has led the team in scoring 11 times in 19 games this season.
  • Melsahn Basabe has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 19 games this season.
  • Melsahn Basabe recorded the 13th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Aaron White has 4 straight double-digit point games.
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BAaron White261370102
BZach McCabe15821101
BA. Clemmons22943002
BEric May21831000
BMelsahn Basabe277100001
B-R. Marble30832100
C-A. Olaseni15220000
C-Mike Gesell26611013
-Adam Woodbury7220103
-Josh Oglesby10000001
OSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADeshaun Thomas371671111
B+L. Smith Jr.321262112
B+Evan Ravenel231161011
BAaron Craft321235406
BShannon Scott18433102
C+Sam Thompson21810000
C+Amir Williams17200161
CLaQuinton Ross20750004

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