Iowa vs. Purdue: Full Game Preview

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Iowa vs. Purdue: Full Game Preview
Iowa
(13-6, 1-4 away)
Purdue
(10-9, 8-5 home)
Venue: Mackey Arena
3:30PM ET / 12:30PM PT, January 27, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa R Devyn Marble 14.5 A White 6.2 A Clemmons 4.1
Purdue T Johnson 13.3 A Hammons 6.1 R Johnson 3.6

Iowa travels to Mackey Arena on Sunday to take on Purdue. Tip-off is at 3:30 EST and it can be seen on Big Ten Network. The Hawkeyes are 1-7 against the Boilermakers over the last four years. They fell 75-68 on 1/17/2012, the last time they met.

Iowa is in 9th place in the conference, Purdue is in 6th place.

The Hawkeyes were defeated by Ohio State 72-63 on January 22nd despite 13 points and 7 rebounds from Aaron White. He tallies 13.5 points per game in addition to a team-best 6.2 rebounds per game. For the Boilermakers, D.J. Byrd finished with 11 points and 6 rebounds in the 68-53 loss to Michigan on January 24th. He contributes 3.9 rebounds per game in addition to his 10.5 points per game.

Iowa appears to have a key statistical advantage over Purdue in one area, scoring, where the Hawkeyes have an edge over the Boilermakers, 73 points per game to 66 points per game.

Purdue StatSmack

  • Even computers respect Iowa more. We have a better RPI this season than Purdue (RPI: #88 vs #186).
  • It's only wins and losses, but Iowa has a better overall record than Purdue this season (11-3 vs 6-6).
  • The Iowa blocks leader (Melsahn Basabe) has more blocks than the Purdue blocks leader (A.J. Hammons).
  • Iowa has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Purdue ($33,134 vs $37,011).
  • At least you keep showing up. Iowa has an average margin of victory of 10 over Purdue in 26 wins since 1980.
  • We make our fans proud. Iowa has a better record at home than Purdue this season (9-1 vs 5-2).
  • Iowa has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Purdue ($16,838 vs $19,459).
  • Diaper Dandies love us. Iowa has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Purdue (11 vs 5).
  • The Iowa scoring leader (Roy Devyn Marble) has more points than the Purdue scoring leader (Terone Johnson).
  • Iowa players are more experienced than Purdue players (11,094 minutes played vs 7,675 minutes played).
  • Aaron White is ranked 7th in the Big Ten in points and 6th in the Big Ten in rebounds.
IOWA Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Aaron White 27 13 6 1 1 1 1
B R. Marble 31 15 4 3 1 0 2
C+ Mike Gesell 26 9 3 3 1 0 2
C+ Melsahn Basabe 16 7 4 0 1 1 1
C A. Clemmons 19 5 2 4 1 0 2
C Adam Woodbury 16 6 5 0 0 1 1
C Zach McCabe 16 6 4 1 1 0 1
C Eric May 18 4 3 1 1 0 1
C- Josh Oglesby 16 5 1 1 0 0 1
C- A. Olaseni 10 3 3 0 0 1 0
D+ Darius Stokes 5 1 2 0 0 0 1
D+ C. Rickert 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Pat Ingram 8 1 1 1 0 0 1
D Kyle Denning 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
PUR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Terone Johnson 31 13 5 3 0 0 2
C+ A.J. Hammons 23 10 6 1 0 2 2
C+ D.J. Byrd 30 10 4 2 1 0 2
C+ Ronnie Johnson 29 9 4 4 1 0 3
C- Rapheal Davis 15 6 3 1 0 0 1
C- Anthony Johnson 21 6 3 1 0 0 1
D+ Donnie Hale 15 4 3 0 0 0 1
D+ Jacob Lawson 14 3 3 0 1 1 1
D Travis Carroll 10 2 2 0 0 1 0
D Sandi Marcius 7 2 2 0 0 0 1
D Jay Simpson 8 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Stephen Toyra 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Dru Anthrop 8 1 1 1 1 0 1
D Neal Beshears 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
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