Iowa-Northwestern Postgame Notes

March 7, 2013

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  • Head Coach Lisa Bluder is 11-11 in Big Ten Tournament games. She is now one of just three coaches with a record of . 500 or better record in 20 or more Big Ten Tournament appearances (Jim Foster, Rene Portland).
  • This is Iowa's second win over Northwestern in the span of four days, having defeated the Wildcats 62-45 on March 3.
  • Senior guard Morgan Johnson tied the Iowa record for most games played, appearing in her 127th game today. She ties former Hawkeye great Kamille Wahlin.
  • Johnson shot 80 percent (4-of-5) from the field in the first half. She finished with 18 points, her 25th double-digit effort in 31 games.
  • Johnson moved up to fourth on Iowa's career rebounding list with nine today, giving her 865 for her career.
  • Iowa is now 17-16 in Big Ten Tournament games.
  • The Hawkeyes improve to 3-2 in the Big Ten Tournament against Northwestern and 3-2 as the No. 7 seed as all its matchups with the Wildcats have been as the No. 7 seed. They are 5-2 in opening round games.
  • Junior guard Theairra Taylor had a career-best five blocked shots. That ties her for fourth on the Big Ten Tournament single-game list.
  • Iowa's nine blocked shots is tied for seventh on the Big Ten Tournament single-game list.
  • The Hawkeyes finished with 17 assists on 20 baskets.


  • Freshman Lauren Douglas finished the game with four blocked shots. She now has 51 on the season and is tied for seventh on the Northwestern single-season list.
  • Senior forward Kendall Hackney was 4-of-6 from the field in the first half and finished with a team-best 13 points.
  • Senior forward Dannielle Diamant led all players with 13 rebounds, her eighth double-digit rebounding game of the season.
  • Freshman Maggie Lyon's string of 12-straight double-digit scoring efforts was snapped with seven points today.
  • Trailing 28-17 with 3:25 to play in the first half, the Wildcats closed on a 9-2 run to go into the locker room down just four at the break.
  • The Wildcats held Iowa to just eight percent shooting from three-point range in the first half (1-of-12) and limited the Hawkeyes to 12.5 percent (2-of-16) for the game.
  • Northwestern held the Iowa bench scoreless as they went a combined 0-for-4 from the field.
  • Northwestern finished with three or more scorers in double digits (Hackney-13; Karly Roser-11; Alex Cohen-10) for the 22nd time this season.
  • The Wildcats tallied 14 steals, just one off their season high of 15 (Illinois).
  • For the 24th time this season, the Wildcats held an opponent to under 40 percent shooting (36.1 percent).