|Date||Thursday, March 2, 3017 | 8:05 p.m. (CT)|
|Location||Madison, Wisconsin | Kohl Center (17287)|
|Radio | Listen Live||Hawkeye Radio Network | Hawkeye All-Access|
Iowa (16-13, 8-8) will play its second straight road game on Thursday when the Hawkeyes travel to No. 21/22 Wisconsin (22-7, 11-5). Tipoff is slated for 8:05 p.m. (CT) at the Kohl Center (17,287). Thursday is the only regular season contest between the two teams and is Iowa’s first visit to Madison since Jan. 20, 2015.
ON THE AIR
Radio: Iowa games are broadcast on the Hawkeye Radio Network. Gary Dolphin handles the play-by-play, while Bob Hansen provides expert analysis. The network includes more than 40 stations that blanket the state of Iowa and portions of Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. The Hawkeye Radio Network coverage includes a 60-minute pregame show.
TV: Rece Davis and Jim Calhoun will call Thursday’s contest on ESPN (WATCHESPN).
GAME #30 STORYLINES
• Iowa’s Nicholas Baer and Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ played on the same AAU squad (Quad-City Elite). Both Happ and Baer redshirted their freshman season in 2014-15.
• Peter Jok, Iowa’s lone four-year senior, has won at every Big Ten arena during his collegiate career except Wisconsin (0-for-2).
• Jordan Bohannon sank eight 3-pointers (8-of-10) in Iowa’s win at No. 24/24 Maryland last Saturday. The eight triples are the most by a freshman in a single game in Iowa history and one shy of the single-game school record.
• Jordan Bohannon’s next 3-pointer made will surpass his older brother Jason (68 made in 2010 for Wisconsin) in 3-pointers in a single season. Older brother Matt, made 93 last year for Northern Iowa.
• Senior Peter Jok has made 70 3-pointers and freshman Jordan Bohannon has 68 triples. Iowa has never had two players both make 70+ 3-pointers in the same season.
• Iowa freshmen Cordell Pemsl, Jordan Bohannon, Tyler Cook, and Isaiah Moss account for 42.4 percent of Iowa’s offense.
• Peter Jok has scored 30+ points five times this year, a total that ties Washington’s Markelle Fultz for the most by a player from a Power 5 conference. Jok ranks fourth among players from Power 5 conferences in scoring (20.6). He also ranks first nationally in free throw accuracy (min 3.0 made per game), making 92.2 percent of his attempts (142-of-154).
• Nicholas Baer is one of only two Division I men’s basketball players this season to amass 200+ points, 35+ blocked shots, 40+ steals, and 30+ 3-pointers (Iowa State’s Deonte Burton).
• Three of Iowa’s top four scorers this season are true freshmen. Tyler Cook is second (12.2), followed by Jordan Bohannon (9.7), and Cordell Pemsl (8.8).
• Peter Jok has had free throw streaks of 28, 27, 26, and 25 the last two years. Jok was six makes from tying Chris Street’s school record of 34 earlier this month. He broke Iowa’s single-game free throw makes record against Indiana, sinking 22-of-23, on Feb. 21.
• Iowa is 9-1 when allowing 70 points or fewer and 7-1 when committing 12 turnovers or less.
• Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon is the third Big Ten freshman to ever amass 125+ assists and 60+ 3-pointers in a single-season (Daniel Horton and D’Angelo Russell).
• Jordan Bohannon is one of two freshmen nationally this season with 65 3-pointers and 125 assists (UCLA’s Lonzo Ball). Also, Bohannon owns the Iowa freshman single-season 3-point field goals made record with 68.
HAWKEYES AVENGE EARLIER LOSS TO MARYLAND, BEAT TERRAPINS ON THE ROAD
Iowa drained 16 3-pointers en route to an 83-69 victory over No. 24/24 Maryland Saturday evening in College Park, Maryland. The 16 triples by the Hawkeyes are the most in a Big Ten game in program history.
• Iowa scored on 11 of 12 possessions after gaining an offensive rebound, scoring 30 points after grabbing 15 offensive rebounds. The Hawkeyes held the Terrapins to only six second-chance points.
• Iowa became one of four teams in the country to make 16 or more 3-pointers on the road against a ranked opponent this season.
• The Hawkeyes shot a season-best 61.5 percent (16-of-26) from 3-point range against the Terrapins, besting its previous best performance of 61.1 percent (11-of-18) at Rutgers on Jan. 31.
• Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures: Jordan Bohannon (24), Tyler Cook (21), Peter Jok (11), and Nicholas Baer (11). Saturday marked the second time this season and third time in school history that two rookie duos scored 20+ points in the same game.
• Jordan Bohannon netted all 24 os his points via the 3-point shot, sinking 8-of-10 (80 percent). The eight triples are the most by a freshman in a single game in Iowa history and one shy of the single-game school record.
• In addition to the 21 points, Tyler Cook snagged a game-best 10 rebounds to post his first career double-double.
• Maryland had three players score in double figures: Kevin Huerter (13), Anthony Cowan (11), and Melo Trimble (10). The Hawkeyes held Trimble to 4-of-13 shooting from the field, including 1-of-9 from 3-point range.
• Saturday was Iowa’s first ever victory at the XFINITY Center.
• The 14-point loss by Maryland equals its largest defeat at home this season (Pittsburgh won at Maryland, 73-59, on Nov. 29, 2016.
• Wisconsin enters Thursday’s game 32nd in the RPI, 21st in the Coaches Poll, and 22nd by the Associated Press. After starting the season 21-3, the Badgers have lost four of their last five games.
• Wisconsin is 14-1 in home games, most recently beating Maryland (71-60) on Feb. 19. The Badgers lost both contests last week — both on the road by ten points each — at Ohio State (83-73) and at Michigan State (84-74).
• Three Badgers average double figures: Ethan Happ (14.1), Bronson Koenig (13.9), and Nigel Hayes (13.7).
• Wisconsin has four players who have made 30 or more 3-pointers: Bronson Koenig (71-of-192, .370), Zak Showalter (36-of-94, .383), Vitto Brown (33-of-109, 303), and D’Mitrik Trice (30-of-67, .448).
• Wisconsin has played three overtime games, winning all three (Minnesota, Rutgers, and Nebraska). The Badgers have played ten league games decided by ten points or less, having lost the last four in which the outcome was decided by ten points or fewer: Northwestern (7), Michigan (6), Ohio State (10), and Michigan State (10).
• In Wisconsin’s last outing at Michigan State on Sunday, the Badgers made only 52 percent of their free-throw attempts (13-of-25). Michigan State converted 91 percent of its foul shots (21-of-23). The Spartans outscored Wisconsin, 15-7, in fastbreak points. Nigel Hayes paced the Badgers with a double-double (22 points, 11 rebounds). Bronson Koenig and Zak Showalter netted 17 and 15 points, respectively, in defeat.
• Wisconsin ranks seventh nationally in scoring defense (61.3), 14th in rebounding margin (+7.6), 19th in fewest personal fouls per contest (16.1), and 26th in fewest turnovers per game (11.1). Ethan Happ ranks 18th in the country in steals per game (2.1), 20th in field goal percentage (.604), and 42nd in offensive rebounds per contest (3.0); Bronson Koenig ranks 68th nationally in 3-point accuracy (.383) and 79th in 3-point field goals made per game (2.59).
• Greg Gard is in his second season as collegiate head coach (37-15, .715).
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORDS
Thursday will be the 163rd meeting between Iowa and Wisconsin. The Badgers own a narrow 83-79 advantage in the all-time series.
The Badgers have won six straight over Iowa, including winning last season’s only meeting in Iowa City (67-59) on Feb. 24, 2016. Thursday will be Iowa’s first visit to Madison since Jan. 20, 2015.
Seven of the last ten meetings, dating back to 2011, have been decided by seven points or less, with five of the last eight having been decided by five points or fewer.
Wisconsin holds a 52-28 advantage in games played in Madison. The Badgers have won 12 of the last 13 meetings in the Kohl Center. Iowa is 3-12 at the Kohl Center, winning there in 2011 (72-65), 2000 (61-55), and 1998 (79-76).
Wisconsin beat Iowa, 67-59, on Feb. 24, 2016, in Iowa City. It marked the Badgers’ sixth straight win over the Hawkeyes and was Iowa’s first home defeat since Feb. 12, 2015.
• Adam Woodbury grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds. Ten of the 18 rebounds came on the offensive glass.
• Peter Jok led all scorers with 21 points. He also added six rebounds and three steals.
• Iowa owned a +13 advantage on the glass (43-30).
• Wisconsin made 10 triples, while Iowa made five. The Hawkeyes outscored the Badgers, 18-7, at the free throw line.
• Eight different Badgers scored five points or more, led by Bronson Koenig’s 15 points.
JORDAN CLIMBING THE BOHANNON 3-POINT CHART
Jordan Bohannon, who is the youngest of three brothers who played collegiate basketball, trails only his brother Matt in most 3-pointers made in a season by a Bohannon. Matt made 93 triples last year for Northern Iowa. His brother Jason sank 68 for Wisconsin during the 2009-10 season.
Bohannon has made 68-of-172 (.395) from 3-point range this season. The percentage trails only Brady Ellingson on the team, with Ellingson attempting 112 fewer shots (31-of-60, .517). The 68 triples are only two behind senior Peter Jok (70).
RECENT GRADUATES PLAYING PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL
A number of recent Iowa basketball graduates are playing professionally: Melsahn Basabe (Greece), Anthony Clemmons (Austria), Mike Gesell (Denmark), Jarryd Cole (France), Matt Gatens (NBA D-League: Iowa Energy — injured), Devyn Marble (Italy), Gabriel Olaseni (Italy), Darius Stokes (Australia), Jarrod Uthoff (NBA D-League: Fort Wayne Mad Ants), Aaron White (Russia), and Adam Woodbury (NBA D-League: Fort Wayne Mad Ants).
ROOKIE FLOOR GENERAL
After having two veteran point guards graduate last spring (Mike Gesell and Anthony Clemmons), Jordan Bohannon has done a fantastic job directing the Hawkeye offense as a freshman. Bohannon ranks first on the team in assists (4.5), second in minutes played (28.5), free throw accuracy (.857) and 3-pointers made (68), and third in scoring (9.7). He has netted 17 or more points in six games and led the squad in assists a team-best 19 times.
Bohannon had a career night in Iowa’s last outing at No. 24 Maryland last weekend, pouring in a game and personal-best 24 points on 8-of-10 shooting from 3-point range. The eight triples are the most by an Iowa freshman in school history and one shy of the school record.
Bohannon, who was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Feb. 6, has led the squad in scoring four times.
NOTABLES ON PETER JOK’S HISTORIC FREE THROW NIGHT
• Peter Jok’s 22 free throw makes versus Indiana on Feb. 21, breaks Don Nelson’s 55-year old school record. Nelson’s previous record of 21 was also set against Indiana in 1962.
• Peter Jok’s 22 free throw makes ties for third most by a player in a single-game in Big Ten history. Indiana’s Greg Graham made 26 in 1993; Indiana’s Don Schlundt made 25 in 1955, and Indiana’s Luke Recker made 22 in 1999.
• Peter Jok’s 22 free throw’s made are the second most by a player nationally in a game this season (25 by Sindarius Thornwell of South Carolina). Furthermore, the 22 makes tie Xavier Silas (2014) for the third most free throws made in a single-game since 2010 nationally. Teddy Okereafor of Rider (2014) and South Carolina’s Sindarius Thornwe (2007) each made 25 in a game.
• On Feb. 21, 2001, Iowa’s Reggie Evans attempted a Carver-Hawkeye Arena record 22 free throws versus Purdue; 16 years later — also on Feb. 21 — Peter Jok breaks the record by attempting 23 foul shots against the Hoosiers.
• Not only did Jok’s 22 free throws made establish a new school record, but it shattered the previous Carver-Hawkeye Arena record of 16 by Adam Haluska (2007) and Reggie Evans (2001).
• Peter Jok currently ranks fourth nationally in free throw percentage (.921), although he has 43 more attempts than any of the top three, and 71 more than leader Phil Forte of Oklahoma State.
• Peter Jok is on pace to break Iowa’s single-season free throw percentage record currently held by Matt Gatens during the 2008-09 season (.904). He is also on pace to break Iowa’s career percentage mark currently being held by Luke Recker (.873, 185-of-212). Jok’s career percentage is at 88.4 percent and he has taken 123 more free throws than Recker.
PEMSL MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH PERCENTAGE SHOTS
Freshman Cordell Pemsl has had a great start to his collegiate career. The native of Dubuque, Iowa, has started 14 games, while coming off the bench 15 times. In 29 total games, Pemsl has scored in double digits 12 times and is averaging 8.8 points and 4.8 rebounds, while shooting a Big Ten-best and 29th-best nationally 62 percent (96-of-156) from the field. He scored in double figures in eight of the 14 starts.
JOK NAMED FINALIST FOR JERRY WEST, SENIOR CLASS AWARDS
Peter Jok is one of ten finalists for both the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award and Senior CLASS Award.
The Jerry West Award recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men’s college basketball, while the Senior CLASS Award recognizes an individual with notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.
Jok is the Big Ten leading scorer, averaging 20.6 points per game. He has scored 25 points or more ten times this season, including a career-best 42 against Memphis (Nov. 26). In addition to leading the Big Ten in scoring, he is first nationally (min. 3.0 made per game) in free throw accuracy (.922) and second in 3-pointers made per game (2.6).
Jok and his teammates have assisted each spring in the “Iowa Day of Caring” and is on pace to graduate this spring.
A CLOSER LOOK AT IOWA’S FRESHMEN PRODUCTION
• Iowa’s six freshmen account for 47.1 percent of Iowa’s offense, besting Iowa’s 1943-44 freshmen who averaged 40.7 points.
• Iowa freshmen have scored in double figures a program-best 48 times this season, besting the 1997-98 squad (42).
• For the first time in program history, Iowa has had four freshmen score at least 20 points in a game: Tyler Cook (24 vs. Seton Hall; 21 at Maryland); Jordan Bohannon (24 at Maryland; 23 at Notre Dame); Isaiah Moss (21 vs. Stetson); Cordell Pemsl (21 vs. Stetson).
• For the first time in school history, Iowa has had five freshmen reach double figures in scoring in a game: Tyler Cook, Jordan Bohannon, Cordell Pemsl, Ryan Kriener, and Isaiah Moss.
• Iowa freshmen have accumulated 81 combined starts this season, which ties for the most in program history behind Iowa’s 2013 freshmen class (81 starts).
• Iowa rookies this season combine to average 14.9 rebounds per game, second behind the 2000-01 squad (16.3 rpg).
Prior to this season, it is believed that two Iowa freshmen scored 20+ points in the same game only once: Dick Ives (43) and David Danner (32) versus Chicago on Feb. 5, 1944.
Iowa has accomplished the feat twice this season. First by rookie duos Cordell Pemsl (21) and Isaiah Moss (21) versus Stetson. Jordan Bohannon (24) and Tyler Cook (21) became the third Hawkeye duo to accomplish the feat — first do do so in a road game — in school history last weekend at Maryland.
PETER JOK SCORCHING THE NETS
After averaging 7.0 points per game as a sophomore, Peter Jok averaged 16.1 points last year as a junior (+9.1), and is averaging a Big Ten-best 20.6 points this season as a senior (+4.5). The +9.1 improvement last year was tops among Big Ten players.
Jok returned to the lineup in Iowa’s last six games after missing the previous two games due to injury (back).
Jok was named to the preseason All-Big Ten first team, while also being named to the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, Naismith Trophy and John Wooden Award watch lists, and a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award. Jok scorched the nets for 42 points against Memphis and 33 against Omaha on Dec. 3. Jok nearly had a triple-double against Stetson (15 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists) and a double-double against No. 25/25 Iowa State (23 points and nine rebounds).
Jok has been recognized as the Big Ten Player of the Week twice this season (Nov. 21 and Dec. 12). He averaged 28.5 points, six rebounds, two steals, and two assists against Seton Hall and UTRGV for the Nov. 21 award. Jok averaged a team-best 19 points, 8.5 rebounds, and five assists in contests versus Stetson and No. 25 Iowa State for the Dec. 12 distinction.
Jok has had free throw streaks of 28, 27, 26, and 25 the last two seasons. The school record for consecutive free throws made is 34 set by Chris Street (Jan. 2-Jan. 16, 1993).
Jok ranks 23rd nationally in points per game (20.6), first in free throw accuracy (.922), and 78th in 3-pointers made per contest (2.6). His 20.6 scoring average is fourth among players from Power 5 conferences. Jok has scored 25 points or more ten times this year, which ties for tenth nationally.
Jok is the first Hawkeye with five 30-point games in a season since Adam Haluska (5) in 2006-07.
Jok has made 202 career 3-pointers, which are the sixth most in program history. He is 11 triples from surpassing Adam Haluska (2005-07) for fifth place with 212.
• Iowa was 4-1 in Big Ten rematch games this season. The Hawkeyes beat Rutgers, Purdue, Nebraska, and Maryland, but lost to Illinois.
• Iowa made 39 free throws against Indiana, a total that ties for third most in a single-game in program history (39 versus Minnesota on Jan. 13, 1993).
• Iowa is 63-12 when scoring 80 points or more, the last seven seasons. The Hawkeyes are 64-2 when holding opponents to fewer than 61 points, the last seven years.
• Iowa has scored 90 points or more seven times this season, including last week’s game against Indiana in Iowa City (W, 96-90 OT).
• Peter Jok scored 15 of Iowa’s 21 overtime points in Iowa’s win over Indiana (Feb. 21). The 15-point effort on overtime was only two points short of the NCAA record for scoring in any OT period. The record of 17 was achieved twice before (Ron Howard of Howard in 2003 and David Hawkins of Temple in 2004).
• Ryan Kriener became the 10th different Hawkeye to have reached double figures in a game this season after netting 14 at Northwestern (Jan. 15).
• Iowa has had four players earn weekly praise by the Big Ten. Peter Jok was named Player of the Week on Nov. 21 and Dec. 12, Isaiah Moss was tabbed Freshman of the Week on Dec. 12, while Jordan Bohannon was Freshman of the Week on Feb. 6.
• Peter Jok totaled 29 points, six rebounds, and a career-best eight assists vs. No. 17/19 Purdue on Jan. 12. Jok became just the third Big Ten player with at least 29 points, six rebounds, and eight assists in a game versus a ranked foe in the last 20 years (Minnesota’s Nate Mason in 2017 and Denzel Valentine of Michigan State in 2016). Additionally, he is the first Hawkeye to post those numbers in any game since Adam Haluska had 31 points, nine assists, and nine rebounds vs. Coppin State in 2006.
• Peter Jok poured in 42 points against Memphis on Nov. 26. The 42 points are the most by a Hawkeye in 40 years and tie for the fourth most in a single-game in program history, tying Bruce King’s 42 points against Pittsburgh in 1976.
• Jordan Bohannon was 7-of-15 from long distance at Notre Dame; the 15 attempts tied Justin Jackson for the second most 3-point attempts in a single-game in Iowa history.
• Peter Jok tied a Carver-Hawkeye Arena record against Omaha, making all 12 free throw attempts. The perfect 12-of-12 mark tied Luke Recker (2001 vs. Kansas State), Val Barnes (1992 vs. Ohio State), and Roy Marble (1988 vs. Northern Iowa).
• Iowa played in back-to-back overtime games (Michigan and Nebraska) for the first time since Dec. 25 and Dec. 27, 1984.
• Iowa surpassed the century mark for the 97th time in program history with a 116-84 win over Savannah State on Nov. 13. The 116 points equal the seventh most points in a game in school history and are the most points by a Big Ten team this season.
• Iowa posted school records in 3-pointers made (18) and attempted (43) in its victory over Savannah State on Nov. 13.
• Iowa made all 13 of its free throw attempts at No. 15 Purdue on Dec. 28. The last time a Hawkeye team made all of its free throws (min. 10 attempts) was at Virginia (15-of-15) in the NIT quarterfinals on March 27, 2013.
• Isaiah Moss was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Dec. 12. It marked the first time a rookie Hawkeye was honored by the conference office since Nicholas Baer on Dec. 21, 2015.
• Peter Jok joined Reggie Evans (twice) and Aaron Fuller as the only Hawkeyes to post 30+ points and 10+ rebounds in a single game the last 20 years. Jok totaled 30 points and 11 rebounds against Seton Hall (Nov. 17). His efforts earned the team captain Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Nov. 21.
• Peter Jok scored 27 points in Iowa’s opener versus Kennesaw State. The 27 points are the most by a Hawkeye in a season opener since Adam Haluska poured in 29 against The Citadel in 2006.
• Freshman Tyler Cook (10) joined Aaron White as the only two players to grab 10 or more rebounds in their first game as a Hawkeye in the past 20 years.
• The 183 points in the Iowa-Nebraska double overtime game on Jan. 5 are the most points scored in the 28-game series history.
• Iowa athletic teams swept Iowa State in four competitions Dec. 7-10 (women’s basketball, men’s basketball, women’s swimming, and wrestling). The Hawkeyes lead the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series, 14-7. With only three athletic events remaining, Iowa has clinched the series for 2016-17.
• Iowa has won 44 of its last 47 nonconference home games, dating back to 2012.
• Iowa has competed in postseason play the last five years (NCAA 2014-16; NIT 2012-13).
• Iowa has won 20 or more games in four straight seasons – its longest streak in 15 years.
NOT YOUR AVERAGE BAER
Sophomore Nicholas Baer is a candidate for Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year. He is the only reserve in the Big Ten with 200+ points, 170+ rebounds, 35+ blocked shots, and 40+ steals this season. Baer is one of only two Division I players to amass 200+ points, 35+ blocked shots, 40+ steals, and 30+ 3-pointers made (Iowa State’s Deonte Burton).
Baer ranks first on the squad in blocks (1.3) and steals (1.4), second in rebounding (5.9), and is third in assists (1.9).
Baer’s 37 blocked shots currently ranks third best in a single-season by an Iowa sophomore, three rejections behind Erek Hansen Basabe (40) for second.
Baer is tied for fourth in the Big Ten in steals (1.3) and is tied for ninth in blocked shots (1.4). The native of Bettendorf, Iowa, has led the team in steals a team-best ten times this year, being credited with three steals or more in a game a team-best six times.
Baer posted his first career double-double in Iowa’s win over Northern Iowa on Dec. 17, with 11 points and a game-high 11 rebounds.
NICHOLAS BAER PLAYED OVERSEAS IN AUGUST
Nicholas Baer averaged 8.5 points, 8.3 rebounds, and two steals in four games (3-1) overseas on the USA East Coast All-Star Team.
This marked the sixth consecutive year that a Hawkeye traveled overseas with the USA East Coast basketball team. In 2011, Matt Gatens and Bryce Cartwright traveled overseas; Zach McCabe went in 2012; Jarrod Uthoff was on the roster in 2013; Mike Gesell and Adam Woodbury competed in 2014; while Dom Uhl traveled with the team in 2015.
HAWKEYES IN OVERTIME
The Hawkeyes have played four overtime games this season (Michigan, Nebraska, Minnesota, Indiana), two of which were in double overtime (Nebraska, Minnesota); it marks the first time since the 2013-14 season (Xavier, Villanova, Michigan State, and Tennessee)
Iowa is 2-2 in overtime games, winning two in a season for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
HAWKEYES SWEPT BIG TEN WEEKLY HONORS
Peter Jok and Isaiah Moss were named Big Ten Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week, respectively, on Dec. 12. It marked the first time Iowa swept the weekly men’s basketball accolades (weekly freshman honors began in 2010).
Jok collected the third Big Ten weekly honor of his career and second this season. Jok helped lead the Hawkeyes to a pair of victories over Stetson (95-68) and No. 25 Iowa State (78-64). He averaged a team-best 19 points, 8.5 rebounds, and five assists in the two contests.
In Iowa’s upset over 25th-ranked Iowa State, Jok lead all scorers and rebounders with 23 points and nine rebounds. Against Stetson, the team captain flirted with a triple-double recording 15 points, eight rebounds, and dishing out a career-high seven assists without committing a turnover.
Moss (6-5, 205 pounds) earned his first conference weekly recognition after averaging 17.5 points and five rebounds in Iowa’s two victories. The native of Chicago scored nine of his 14 points in the second half to help Iowa upend the 25th-ranked Cyclones.
Moss tallied personal bests in scoring (21), steals (2), and rebounds (6) in the Hawkeyes’ triumph over Stetson. The shooting guard shot at a 50 percent clip from 3-point range in the two games (6-of-12), including going 5-of-8 (62.5 percent) from long distance against the Hatters.
Iowa has played 2,735 games since beginning basketball in 1902. Iowa’s overall record is 1,609-1,126 (.588). Iowa’s 1,609 wins are 39th most among Division I programs. That includes a 1,028-359 (.741) record in home games, a 577-764 (.430) record in contests away from Iowa City, a 760-765 (.498) mark in Big Ten games and a 433-133 (.765) record in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
IOWA VS. RANKED TEAMS
Thursday will be Iowa’s seventh game against a nationally ranked opponents this season. The Hawkeyes are 3-3 against ranked opponents in 2016-17.
BAER NOMINATED FOR GOOD WORKS TEAM
Nicholas Baer is a nominee for the 2017 Allstate NABC Good Works Team.
This prestigious community service award recognizes a distinguished group of student-athletes who have demonstrated a commitment to enriching the lives of others and contributing to the greater good in their communities.
College sports information directors and basketball coaches across the country nominated players who exhibit exceptional leadership skills and an unwavering commitment to volunteerism.