Iowa vs. Penn State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Iowa vs. Penn State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Iowa 74
(16-9, 2-7 away)
Penn State 72
(8-16, 7-10 home)
Venue: Bryce Jordan Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iowa 38 36 74
Penn State 34 38 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa R Devyn Marble 22 A Woodbury 7 A White 3
Penn State D (DJ) Newbill 26 D (DJ) Newbill 8 J Marshall 10

Penn State lost by a slim margin to Iowa 74-72 in conference play on Thursday, Feb. 14. With the loss, the Nittany Lions stay winless against Iowa this season at 0-2. The Nittany Lions got a game-high 26 points and eight rebounds from Devonte (DJ) Newbill. Jermaine Marshall played his way to a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists. Roy Devyn Marble got a team-high 22 points and three rebounds for the Hawkeyes. This makes three losses in a row for the Nittany Lions. Penn State (8-16, 0-12 Big Ten) gets fourth-ranked Michigan (21-4, 8-4 Big Ten) on the road on Sunday, Feb. 17.

Penn State Game Notes

  • The last time PSU started the season 8-16 was 2009.
  • PSU beat the spread by 5.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Nittany Lions have beaten the spread.
  • The Nittany Lions have been unlucky two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Penn State is 34-25 in close games.
  • Penn State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 29 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 40 or more rebounds this season, Penn State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records seven or more blocks this season, Penn State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 44.4 percent or better this season, Penn State has lost 91 percent of the time (1-10).
  • The Nittany Lions set season highs for assists (17), three-pointers (eight), and three-point percentage (47.1).
  • The last time PSU recorded at least 17 assists was Nov 16, 2011 against Long Island.
  • Penn State has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 12 games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--PSU has a -1.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill recorded a team season high in field goals made with 11.
  • Jermaine Marshall tallied a team season high in assists with 10.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill accounted for 36.1 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Devonte (DJ) Newbill and Ross Travis) accounted for 41.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 6 times in 24 games this season.
  • This game was the first double-digit assist game of Jermaine Marshall's career.
  • Jermaine Marshall recorded a double-double. It was the second of his career.
  • Jermaine Marshall had a career high with 10 assists.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Devonte (DJ) Newbill's career.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill had career highs with 11 field goals made and three three-pointers.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The Hawkeyes won this one, but have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Iowa is 19-29 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Roy Devyn Marble and Mike Gesell) accounted for 47.2 percent of the points.
  • Roy Devyn Marble has led the team in scoring seven times in 25 games this season.
  • Adam Woodbury has led the team in rebounding five times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Roy Devyn Marble's career.
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AR. Marble312233012
AMelsahn Basabe341161241
B+Mike Gesell301333001
BAaron White28953012
B-Eric May22741112
C+Adam Woodbury18270102
C+Zach McCabe9231000
CJosh Oglesby14511000
CA. Clemmons10322103
-A. Olaseni4010000
PSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+D. Newbill382682211
A+J. Marshall3914310212
B+Sasa Borovnjak281431101
BBrandon Taylor22542100
C+Nick Colella18312000
C+Ross Travis31440110
-Alan Wisniewski8100010
D-Jonathan Graham12010001
-Kevin Montminy4500001

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