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

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Nebraska vs. Iowa: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Nebraska 60
(14-17, 2-10 away)
Iowa 74
(20-11, 18-2 home)
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena
2:21PM ET / 11:21AM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Nebraska 23 37 60
Iowa 32 42 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Nebraska R Gallegos 22 B Ubel 7 B Ubel 3
Iowa A White 19 M Basabe 13 E May 6

On Saturday, Mar. 9, Iowa took on Nebraska and knocked off the Cornhuskers 74-60 in conference action. The Hawkeyes even the season series against Nebraska at 1-1 with the win. Melsahn Basabe secured a double-double in the win with 11 points and 13 rebounds. Aaron White had a team-high 19 points and added six rebounds. Ray Gallegos finished with a game-high 22 points for the Cornhuskers, making 7 of 14 from three-point range.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The last time Iowa started the season 20-11 was 2000.
  • Iowa beat the spread by one points. That makes the 16th time this season the Hawkeyes have beaten the spread.
  • Iowa has won every game this season (8-0) when its three-point percentage has been 35.7 percent or better.
  • The Hawkeyes have won every game this season (6-0) after recording 21 or more assists.
  • Iowa has won every game this season (13-0) when opponents record 60 or fewer total points.
  • Iowa has won 93 percent of the time this season (13-1) after holding an opponent to under 37.5 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Iowa has won 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Melsahn Basabe has 11 points or more and 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Aaron White has eight free throws made or more.
  • The Hawkeyes set a season high for field goal percentage (57.1).
  • The last time Iowa had a field goal percentage of 57.1 percent or higher was Jan 29, 2012 against Indiana.
  • Iowa set a season low for steals (two).
  • The Hawkeyes have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past eight games.
  • This is the 18th game at home this season--Iowa has a 16.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Aaron White and Adam Woodbury) accounted for 41.8 percent of the points.
  • Melsahn Basabe accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Aaron White has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 31 games this season.
  • Melsahn Basabe has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 31 games this season.
  • Melsahn Basabe recorded the 15th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Melsahn Basabe recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and 11th of his career.
  • Melsahn Basabe had a career high with nine defensive rebounds.

Nebraska Game Notes

  • Ray Gallegos recorded a team season high in three-pointers with seven.
  • Ray Gallegos accounted for 36.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Brandon Ubel accounted for 31.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Ray Gallegos has led the team in scoring 10 times in 31 games this season.
  • Brandon Ubel has led the team in rebounding 17 times in 31 games this season.
  • Dylan Talley has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Ray Gallegos's career.
  • Ray Gallegos set a career high with seven three-pointers.
NEB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARay Gallegos342232101
ABrandon Ubel39973110
B-Andre Almeida17411020
C+Shavon Shields33630301
C+Dylan Talley381112003
C+Jordan Tyrance10212000
C-Benny Parker7101100
D+David Rivers17200000
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Melsahn Basabe2111131012
AAaron White311963002
AA. Olaseni17433030
B+Adam Woodbury181231012
B+Zach McCabe18633101
BEric May27266101
BA. Clemmons231101000
CR. Marble28633014
D+Josh Oglesby14300000

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