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

On Thursday, Feb. 14, Iowa snuck past Penn State 74-72 in conference play. The Hawkeyes stay unbeaten against Penn State this season at 2-0. Roy Devyn Marble led the Hawkeyes and got a team-high 22 points and three rebounds. Melsahn Basabe also had a good outing, scoring 11 points and adding six rebounds. Devonte (DJ) Newbill finished with a game-high 26 points and eight rebounds for the Nittany Lions. Next up for Iowa (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten) is Minnesota (18-6, 6-5 Big Ten) on Sunday, Feb. 17 at home.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The last time Iowa started the season 16-9 was 2004.
  • The Hawkeyes have won two close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Iowa is 19-29 in close games.
  • The Hawkeyes have won 90 percent of the time this season (9-1) after recording 74 or more total points.
  • Iowa has won 86 percent of the time this season (12-2) when its field goal percentage has been 44.4 percent or better.
  • Iowa has won 77 percent of the time this season (10-3) after committing 13 or fewer turnovers.
  • Iowa has won every game this season (8-0) when opponents record 10 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Iowa has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Roy Devyn Marble has 22 points or more, 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Melsahn Basabe has four field goals made or more, and 75 percent of the time (12-4) when Aaron White has four free throws made or more.
  • 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 in seven out of 25 games this season.
  • Adam Woodbury has led the team in rebounding in five out of 25 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Roy Devyn Marble's career.

Penn State Game Notes

  • The Nittany Lions have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Penn State is 34-25 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Nittany Lions losing streak to 12 games.
  • 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 six 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 set 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 set career highs with 11 field goals made and three three-pointers.
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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