Game Notes: Nebraska at No. 10 Iowa

Opponent Nebraska (12-8, 4-5) at No. 10/8 Iowa (16-4, 8-1) 
Date Saturday, Jan. 28
Location Carver-Hawkeye Arena // Iowa City, Iowa    
Tipoff Noon (CT)
Radio Hawkeye Radio Network // Sirius XM Channel 136 or 195

No. 10 Iowa (16-4, 8-1) is set to host Nebraska (12-8, 4-5) on Saturday afternoon. Tipoff for this contest is set for Noon (CT) inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Mediacom Court.

The game will broadcast nationally on FOX. Brandon Gaudin and Sarah Kustok will call the action.

This will be the 36th meeting between the two programs. Iowa currently leads the all-time series, 20-15. The Hawkeyes have won the last six.

• The Huskers come into this game, 12-8 (4-5), after dropping its last contest to No. 11 Maryland, 69-54, last Sunday.
• NU is 2-5 on the road this season.
• Nebraska is 2-6 against AP Top 25 teams this season, with wins over No. 20 Maryland and No. 20 Kansas.
• The Cornhuskers are scoring 69.8 points per game.
• Nebraska boasts four scorers averaging more than 10 points per contest.
• Jaz Shelley leads Nebraska with 12.9 ppg and is shooting 37% from deep. She averages 6.2 apg which ranks ninth nationally.

• Highest Preseason AP Ranking (No. 4) since 1994.
• The No.4 ranking was the 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 223-42 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.
• 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 479-246 (.660) record and a 240-140 (.630) conference mark at Iowa. In her 38 seasons as a head coach, Bluder is 835-388 (.682).