Iowa-Michigan Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament Notes

March 3, 2005

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• This marks the first-ever meeting between Michigan and Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament.
• Iowa leads the all-time series 33-10, including a 3-0 mark this season.
• Iowa will play No. 3-seed Penn State at 8:30 p.m. EST Friday.

• Tabitha Pool, who made her 100th career start tonight, finished her career in the top 10 in the Wolverines record books in seven different categories: ninth in scoring (1,386), third in 3-point field goals made (114), eighth in 3-point field goal percentage (.303), fifth in rebounds (808), ninth in blocked shots (68), sixth in steals (157) and tied for sixth in games played (116).
• With her third rebound of the day, Pool became the third player in Michigan history with 1,300 points and 800 boards.
• BreAnne McPhilamy finished her career with a bang, setting a new career high in points with a team-high 12 points, nailing 6-of-7 shots from the field. Her previous high was 11, set on Feb. 19 against Iowa.

• Head Coach Lisa Bluder made her 150th appearance on the Iowa sideline tonight.
• The Hawkeyes are 12-9 all-time in the Big Ten Tournament.
• Iowa is 13-3 this season when scoring 70 points or more.
• The Hawkeyes went 25-of-50 (.500) from the field against the Wolverines. Iowa has shot over 50 percent in eight games this season and is 7-1 in those games.
• Junior Crystal Smith scored a game-best 23 points, marking the ninth time this season she has tallied 20 or more points.
• Smith went 4-of-8 from the 3-point line. Her four treys tie a season high for 3-pointers made in a game. She shot 4-of-6 from behind the arc against Illinois Feb. 24.