Game Notes: No. 4/6 Iowa at Drake

Opponent No. 4/6 Iowa (2-0, 0-0) at Drake (1-0, 0-0)
Date Sunday, Nov. 13
Location Knapp Center
Tipoff 2 p.m. (CT)
Streaming ESPN+
Radio Hawkeye Radio Network
National Radio Sirius XM Radio // Channel 372


• Highest Preseason AP Ranking (No. 4) since 1994.
• Second highest ranking in program history.
• The Hawkeyes have been ranked in the AP Preseason Top 10 in consecutive seasons for the fifth time in school history and the first time during head coach Lisa Bluder’s tenure.
• Hawkeyes tabbed as Big Ten preseason favorites by coaches and media.
• The Hawkeyes return all five starters from year ago, that won a share of the Big Ten regular season, Big Ten Tournament, and earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
• Caitlin Clark was tabbed the Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year. Her and Monika Czinano were both recognized unanimously by the coaches on the preseason all-conference team.
• Since 2008, Lisa Bluder’s teams own a 215-41 record inside of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. In that stretch, the Hawkeyes have posted three undefeated seasons at home. Over the last eight years, Iowa has dropped the second-fewest regular season home games in the Big Ten.
• Iowa welcomes four new players to the 2022-23 roster: Molly Davis, Jada Gyamfi, Taylor McCabe, and Hannah Stuelke. Gyamfi, McCabe, and Stuelke are all true freshmen, hailing from Johnston, Cedar Rapids and Fremont, Nebraska, respectively. Davis is a fourth-year transfer from Central Michigan.
• Clark’s preseason accolades: Big Ten Preseason Player of the Year, AP All-American (unanimous), Nancy Lieberman Preseason Watch List, The Athletic POY/All-American and All-Big Ten.
• Czinano preseason accolades: Preseason All-Big Ten by the coaches and media, Lisa Leslie Center of the Year Preseason Watch List.
• Iowa defeated both opponents this season by 30 or more points.
• Clark was named a first team AP All-American and senior Monika Czinano was named an AP All-America honorable mention by the Associated Press last year.
• Bluder owns a 465-242 (.659) record and a 232-139 (.625) conference mark at Iowa. In her 38 seasons as a head coach, Bluder is 821-384 (.683).


• Iowa’s 35-point third quarter ties for the fifth most points in a quarter and third most in a third quarter in school history.
• The Hawkeyes have started 2-0 under Bluder 18 times in 23 seasons.
• Iowa has started 2-0 and scored 80 or more points in its first two games eight times under Bluder.
• It was the largest margin of victory in the series. (53)
• It was the fifth 50-point win for the program in the last five seasons.
• McKenna Warnock has the 15th most made 3-pointers in school history. (126)
• Iowa had four double-digit scorers: Caitlin Clark (26), Monika Czinano (23), Hannah Stuelke (14) and Mckenna Warnock (15).
• Stuelke netted a career-high with 14 points, eight rebounds, and three assists.
• Taylor McCabe has five 3-pointers in two games.
• Clark registered her 27th career double-double.
• The Hawkeyes set a new program scoring record of 115 points, surpassing the previous record of 108 points on Dec. 31, 2019 vs. Illinois.
• The Hawkeyes set a new second-half scoring record with 61 points to break the previous CHA record of 60 vs. Syracuse on Dec. 5, 2013.