March 3, 2005
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.