Game Notes: No. 4/6 Iowa at Kansas State

Opponent No. 4/6 Iowa (2-0, 0-0) at Kansas State (2-0, 0-0)
Date Thursday, Nov. 16
Location Bramlage Coliseum
Tipoff 8 p.m. (CT)
Streaming ESPN+
Radio Hawkeye Radio Network
National Radio Sirius XM Radio // Channel 135 or 195


• 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, All-Big Ten, and Wooden Award Watch List.
• Czinano preseason accolades: Preseason All-Big Ten by the coaches and media, Lisa Leslie Center of the Year Preseason Watch List, and Wooden Award Watch List.
• Iowa has scored 85 or more points in all three games this season.
• 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 466-242 (.659) record and a 232-139 (.625) conference mark at Iowa. In her 38 seasons as a head coach, Bluder is 822-384 (.683).

• All-American Caitlin Clark has scored 20 or more points in all three games this week. She set a new season-high with 28 points on Sunday.
• McKenna Warnock surpassed Chase Coley for most career rebounds in school history. Warnock is now No. 23 on the all-time rebounding list.
• Warnock now stands alone at 14th on the all-time career 3-pointers made list. (128)
• Warnock has registered double-figures in back-to-back games.
• The Hawkeyes have started 3-0 under Bluder for the 15th time in her tenure.
• During Bluder’s time at Iowa, she is now 19-3 against the Bulldogs.
• Iowa was the highest-ranked team to have ever played at the Knapp Center.
• Iowa now leads the all-time series, 29-25.
• Iowa has won 10 out of the last 11 meetings.
• First overtime game since March 1, 2020, vs. Rutgers, and the first overtime win since Jan. 12, 2020, vs. Indiana.