Penn State vs. Iowa: Recap and Stats

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Penn State vs. Iowa: Recap and Stats
Penn State 67
(8-13, 1-5 away)
Iowa 76
(14-7, 13-2 home)
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 31, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Penn State 26 41 67
Iowa 34 42 76
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Penn State D (DJ) Newbill 20 D (DJ) Newbill 6 D (DJ) Newbill 4
Iowa A White 27 M Basabe 10 R Devyn Marble 5

Iowa squared off with Penn State on Thursday, January 31st and defeated the Nittany Lions 76-67 in conference action. Aaron White played well for the Hawkeyes and put up a career-high 27 points plus five rebounds. Eric May also had a strong outing, scoring seven points and adding three rebounds. Devonte (DJ) Newbill got a team-high 20 points and six rebounds for the Nittany Lions. The next game will be on Sunday, February 3rd when Iowa (14-7, 3-5 Big Ten) travels to 23rd-ranked Minnesota (16-4, 4-3 Big Ten).

Iowa Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:37 left to go.
  • The last time Iowa started the season 14-7 was 2001.
  • The Hawkeyes have won 90% of the time this season (9-1) after recording 18 or more assists.
  • Iowa has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 32 or fewer rebounds.
  • Iowa has won 91% of the time this season (10-1) after holding an opponent to under 39.7% field goal percentage.
  • This season Iowa has won 73% of the time (11-4) when Aaron White has 5 rebounds or more and 89% of the time (8-1) when Mike Gesell has 4 assists or more.
  • The Hawkeyes set a season high for free throws made.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Iowa has a 17.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Aaron White accounted for 35.5% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Melsahn Basabe and Adam Woodbury) accounted for 42.1% of the rebounds.
  • Aaron White has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 21 games this season.
  • Melsahn Basabe has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Aaron White's career.
  • Aaron White has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Aaron White had a career high with 27 points.
  • Melsahn Basabe recorded the 14th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Melsahn Basabe recorded a double-double. It was his 1st this season and 10th of his career.

Penn State Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Nittany Lions losing streak to 9 games.
  • The top two scorers (Devonte (DJ) Newbill and Jermaine Marshall) accounted for 52.2% of the points.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill has led the team in scoring 7 times and in rebounding 5 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Devonte (DJ) Newbill's career.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jermaine Marshall has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Brandon Taylor.
PSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD. Newbill402064205
AJ. Marshall361544323
B+Jonathan Graham17640020
C+Brandon Taylor19820102
C+Sasa Borovnjak21740103
CNick Colella29512101
CRoss Travis19160001
D-Donovon Jack14200002
-Kevin Montminy3300000
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Aaron White342750121
AEric May15733100
AZach McCabe12532402
B+Melsahn Basabe2510101112
B+Adam Woodbury20462031
BR. Marble32825201
BA. Clemmons14821001
C+A. Olaseni10430001
D+Mike Gesell27024203
DJosh Oglesby11300001

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