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

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Northwestern vs. Iowa: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northwestern 59
(13-19, 5-8 away)
Iowa 73
(21-11, 19-2 home)
Venue: United Center
8:55PM ET / 5:55PM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northwestern 22 37 59
Iowa 36 37 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northwestern R Hearn 19 R Hearn 10 D Sobolewski 5
Iowa R Devyn Marble 19 M Basabe 12 E May 5

On Thursday, Mar. 14, Northwestern lost to Iowa 73-59 in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. With the loss, the Wildcats remain winless against Iowa this season at 0-3. The Wildcats got a double-double out of Reggie Hearn with a team-high 19 points and 10 rebounds. Alex Olah also had a good outing, scoring 12 points and adding seven rebounds. Melsahn Basabe got a double-double for the Hawkeyes on 10 points and 12 rebounds. Northwestern (13-19) finished the regular season 11th in the Big Ten with a 4-14 record in conference play.

Northwestern Game Notes

  • The Wildcats have lost 92 percent of the time this season (1-11) after having a field goal percentage of 36.7 percent or worse.
  • Northwestern has lost 88 percent of the time this season (2-15) after recording 59 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition records 73 or more total points this season, Northwestern has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition commits seven or fewer turnovers this season, Northwestern has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records six or more three-pointers this season, Northwestern has lost 80 percent of the time (3-12).
  • Northwestern has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past seven games.
  • Reggie Hearn accounted for 32.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Reggie Hearn accounted for 32.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Reggie Hearn has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 8 times in 32 games this season.
  • Reggie Hearn recorded the third double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Reggie Hearn recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and third of his career.
  • Reggie Hearn had a career high with eight defensive rebounds.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Alex Marcotullio.

Iowa Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Roy Devyn Marble and Mike Gesell) accounted for 43.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Melsahn Basabe and Zach McCabe) accounted for 41.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Roy Devyn Marble has led the team in scoring 13 times in 32 games this season.
  • Melsahn Basabe has led the team in rebounding eight times in 32 games this season.
  • Eric May set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • Melsahn Basabe recorded the 16th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Melsahn Basabe recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and 12th of his career.
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AReggie Hearn3819102033
AAlex Olah311272132
BDave Sobolewski32635202
B-A. Marcotullio31912100
CTre Demps271101000
CNikola Cerina7210010
-Mike Turner9011000
DKale Abrahamson24041002
IOWA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Melsahn Basabe2110120050
AZach McCabe13382000
AR. Marble331961201
AEric May26735110
AMike Gesell231323100
BAdam Woodbury17741202
BAaron White33941020
C+Josh Oglesby14321000
C-A. Clemmons12221002
-A. Olaseni8010002

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