Minnesota vs. Iowa: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Minnesota vs. Iowa: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Minnesota 51
(18-8, 3-5 away)
Iowa 72
(17-9, 15-2 home)
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena
2:06PM ET / 11:06AM PT, February 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Minnesota 29 22 51
Iowa 34 38 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Minnesota A Hollins 14 T Mbakwe 6 E Eliason 4
Iowa R Devyn Marble 15 E May 7 R Devyn Marble 2

Minnesota faced off with Iowa on Sunday, Feb. 17 and was smoked by the Hawkeyes 72-51 in conference play. The game remained close at halftime, as Minnesota trailed just 34-29, but Iowa took control in second half and won easily. With the loss, the Golden Gophers even the season series against Iowa at 1-1. The Golden Gophers were led by Trevor Mbakwe, who put up 13 points and six rebounds. Eliott Eliason had four points and added four rebounds (4 Ast 4 Blk). For the Hawkeyes, Eric May got 10 points and seven rebounds. The next game will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20 when Minnesota (18-7, 6-6 Big Ten) goes to 13th-ranked Ohio State (18-7, 8-5 Big Ten).

Minnesota Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:15 left to go.
  • Minnesota has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after recording 51 or fewer total points.
  • The Golden Gophers have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 36.2 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 72 or more total points this season, Minnesota has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.8 percent or better this season, Minnesota has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition records 12 or more steals this season, Minnesota has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • Minnesota has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • The top two scorers (Austin Hollins and Trevor Mbakwe) accounted for 52.9 percent of the points.
  • Austin Hollins has led the team in scoring in six out of 26 games this season.
  • Trevor Mbakwe has led the team in rebounding in 16 out of 26 games this season.
  • Austin Hollins has three straight double-digit point games.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Roy Devyn Marble and Aaron White) accounted for 41.6 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (15) than the starters (14).
  • Roy Devyn Marble has led the team in scoring eight times in 26 games this season.
  • Eric May has led the team in rebounding four times in 26 games this season.
  • Roy Devyn Marble has three straight double-digit point games.
MINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BTrevor Mbakwe311361001
BEliott Eliason28444041
C+Maurice Walker7330000
COto Osenieks20343103
CAustin Hollins311401004
CAndre Hollins19341101
CJoe Coleman27650203
C-M. Ahanmisi16500202
-Julian Welch7010100
-Rodney Williams10011012
-Andre Ingram4010000
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AEric May241071200
AZach McCabe171051202
AAaron White311542031
AR. Marble361542304
B+Mike Gesell301101410
BMelsahn Basabe22431110
B-Adam Woodbury9430001
-A. Olaseni8020002
-A. Clemmons9001012
-Josh Oglesby8000000

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