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

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Illinois vs. Iowa: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Illinois 55
(21-10, 6-5 away)
Iowa 63
(19-11, 17-2 home)
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena
7:06PM ET / 4:06PM PT, March 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Illinois 28 27 55
Iowa 31 32 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Illinois B Paul 18 B Paul 9 T Abrams 4
Iowa R Devyn Marble 21 R Devyn Marble 6 R Devyn Marble 4

Iowa topped Illinois 63-55 in conference play on Tuesday, Mar. 5. The Hawkeyes got the win with a game-high 21 points and six rebounds from Roy Devyn Marble. Aaron White scored seven points and added five rebounds. For the Fighting Illini, Brandon Paul finished with a team-high 18 points and nine rebounds. Iowa (19-11, 8-9 Big Ten) takes on Nebraska (13-16, 4-12 Big Ten) on Saturday, Mar. 9 on their home court.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The last time Iowa started the season 19-11 was 2000.
  • Iowa beat the spread by four points. That makes the 15th time this season the Hawkeyes have beaten the spread.
  • The Hawkeyes have won 88 percent of the time this season (7-1) after recording 43 or more rebounds.
  • Iowa has won every game this season (9-0) when opponents record 55 or fewer total points.
  • This season Iowa has won 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Roy Devyn Marble has 21 points or more.
  • The Hawkeyes set a season high for blocks (13).
  • The Hawkeyes have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past seven games.
  • This is the 17th game at home this season--Iowa has a 16.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Abodunrin Gabriel Olaseni recorded a team season high in blocks with seven.
  • Roy Devyn Marble accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Roy Devyn Marble has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 3 times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the ninth 20-point game of Roy Devyn Marble's career.
  • Roy Devyn Marble has seven straight double-digit point games.

Illinois Game Notes

  • Brandon Paul recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with nine.
  • Brandon Paul accounted for 32.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Brandon Paul and Nnanna Egwu) accounted for 41.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Brandon Paul has led the team in scoring 17 times and in rebounding seven times in 31 games this season.
  • D.J. Richardson has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Paul has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Paul set a career high with nine defensive rebounds.
Illini PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrandon Paul341893202
BD.J. Richardson371341201
BNnanna Egwu26670020
B-Tyler Griffey27650120
C+Tracy Abrams33624302
CSam McLaurin19340001
D+Joseph Bertrand17330104
-Myke Henry7030001
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AR. Marble342164103
AAdam Woodbury17851020
BA. Olaseni19220070
BMelsahn Basabe16531100
BZach McCabe18353001
BAaron White31752323
C+A. Clemmons15532003
C+Josh Oglesby241020011
C-Eric May26242012

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