Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74 (OT)

Jan. 13, 2008

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Wisconsin senior Jolene Anderson tied the Carver-Hawkeye Arena record for scoring netting a career-high 42 points (13-27 FG, 3-9 3-Pt FG, 13-13 FT). Anderson tied Iowa’s Amy Herrig, who was calling the game as an analyst for KCRG-TV9, who first established the record vs. Northwestern (Feb. 14, 1999) in her final home game. Anderson also set the arena record for free throw percentage (13-13, 1.000). The previous mark was held by Lindsey Meder (12-12, 1.000 — vs. Indiana, Feb. 4, 2001).

Iowa improves to 2-0 in overtime games this season; the Hawkeyes won 68-66 at Minnesota on Jan. 3, 2008. The Hawkeyes also improve to 3-0 in overtime contests against Wisconsin; the Black and Gold won 85-76 in 1991 and 87-82 in 2004.

Iowa improves to 15-21 in overtime games, including 15-18 in single overtime contests. The Hawkeyes are 7-7 in overtime games under Coach Bluder.

Iowa has won eight of the last 10 against the Badgers. The Black and Gold improve to 32-20 all-time vs. Wisconsin and 20-8 at Iowa City.

Wisconsin entered today’s game with a +6.9 rebounding margin. Iowa out-rebounded the Badgers by 21 today (53-32). The 53 rebounds are a season high for Iowa, besting 44 vs. Detroit and Iowa State.

Wisconsin scored the first four points in overtime; Iowa outscored the Badgers 12-4 the last four minutes. Four different Hawkeyes scored in overtime. Johanna Solverson and Kachine Alexander each completed traditional 3-point plays (basket and a free throw) in the extra session.

Nine of Iowa’s 10 players that saw action today attempted at least two free throws. The Hawkeyes finished the game shooting 77.4 percent (24-31).

Freshman Kachine Alexander secured a game and career-high 10 rebounds. She also had six points, an assists and a steal. Alexander scored three of her six points on a traditional 3-point play with 19 seconds left in overtime that stretched Iowa’s margin to four (78-74).

Stacy Schlapkohl scored a team-high 14 points (5-7 FG, 4-5 FT). The senior has posted double figures four of the last five games. Schlapkohl also snagged a season-high seven rebounds.

Wendy Ausdemore, Iowa’s second-leading scorer, only netted five points, but the junior did collect a career-high five steals.

Iowa tied its season high in steals with 11 Wisconsin thefts. The Hawkeyes also had 11 steals vs. Arizona State and Northern Illinois.

Other than Jolene Anderson, no other Badger starter scored more than four points.

The Hawkeyes are idle Thursday, receiving their first “bye”. Iowa returns to action in eight days when it travels to Illinois (Monday, Jan. 21). The game will be the only meeting between the Hawkeyes and Fighting Illini.

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