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

On Thursday, January 31st, Penn State fell to Iowa 76-67 in conference play. The Nittany Lions got a team-high 20 points and six rebounds from Devonte (DJ) Newbill. Jermaine Marshall also had a good game, scoring 15 points and adding four rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). For the Hawkeyes, Aaron White got a career-high 27 points and five rebounds. Next up for Penn State (8-13, 0-9 Big Ten) is Purdue (11-10, 4-4 Big Ten) on Tuesday, February 5th at home.

Penn State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:37 left to go.
  • Penn State started 8-13 during the 2009 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • PSU beat the spread by 4.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Nittany Lions have beaten the spread.
  • Penn State has lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after recording 32 or fewer rebounds.
  • Penn State has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after committing 18 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 38 or more rebounds this season, Penn State has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 6 or more blocks this season, Penn State has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 40.0% or better this season, Penn State has lost 86% of the time (2-12).
  • Penn State has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 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.

Iowa Game Notes

  • Iowa won, but did not cover the spread.
  • 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 12 times in 21 games this season.
  • Melsahn Basabe has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 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 set 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.
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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