Nebraska-Iowa Notes




March 8, 2013

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Nebraska

  • Nebraska is 4-1 in Big Ten Tournament action.
  • In five tournament games since joining the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers are averaging 78.2 ppg, having never scored fewer than 70 points in tournament action.
  • The Cornhuskers have won 11 of their last 12 games
  • Nebraska leads the series with Iowa 10-7 and is a perfect 6-0 against the Hawkeyes since joining the Big Ten
  • Senior guard Lindsey Moore set a new Nebraska record today with her 128th-straight start. She has started every game of her career.
  • Junior forward Jordan Hooper and Moore became the first Nebraska teammates to surpass the 1,600-point mark. Hooper now has 1,622 points, with Moore at 1,607. They are just the second set of active teammates in Nebraska history with 1,500 or more points.
  • With a trio of three-point buckets today Hooper is now tied for 5th on Nebraska's single-season list with 71.
  • Hooper's 24 points was her 26th double-digit effort this year. She is averaging 21.0 ppg vs. Iowa this season.
  • Moore totaled a team-high six assists today and is averaging 5.6 apg over the last five games.
  • For the 11th time this season Nebraska held a team under 25 points in the first half (24 today).
  • With 18 assists, it is the 12th time this year Nebraska has tallied 15 or more assists, and the second-consecutive game the Cornhuskers have dished the ball 18 times.
  • Exactly 50 percent (38) of Nebraska's points today came off buckets in the paint. The Cornhuskers held a 38-18 points in the paint scoring advantage today.

Iowa

  • The Hawkeyes are 17-17 in Big Ten Tournament play. The 17 wins ranks tied for fourth among the 12 Big Ten schools.
  • Senior center Morgan Johnson set a new Iowa record for most games played, appearing in her 128th contest today.
  • Johnson was 4-of-7 from the floor today (eight points) and finished the tournament shooting 63.1 percent (12-of-19).
  • Johnson tallied five blocked shots against the Cornhuskers, giving her 65 on the season and seven in two tournament games. She is currently fifth in Big Ten history with 290 blocked shots.
  • Junior guard Theairra Taylor led the team with a career-high 22 points. She was also the team's top rebounder for the sixth time this season, finishing with seven.
  • After being held scoreless vs. Northwestern Thursday, sophomore guard Melissa Dixon tallied 18 points off the bench, shooting 50 percent (6-of-12) from the field, including 4-of-8 from three-point range.
  • Iowa was held without a free throw attempt in the first half for just the third time this season (Wisconsin, Northwestern). The Hawkeyes finished the game 7-of-9 from the charity stripe.