WBB Game Notes: No. 16/22 Kansas State

• Iowa broke the WBB all-time attendance record for a single game with 55,646 on hand for the Crossover at Kinnick exhibition against DePaul.
• Iowa advanced to its first National Championship appearance in program history in 2023.
• Gabbie Marshall became the first Iowa women’s basketball player to register 200+ 3-pointers made and 200+ steals in a career.
• Among active players, Caitlin Clark leads the country in points, ppg, 3-point FG per game, assists, apg, 3-point FG attempts, free throws made, free throw attempts, 3-point FG attempts per game and triple-doubles.
• The Hawkeyes led the country last season in field-goal percentage (51.1), scoring offense (87.3), and assists per game (20.9). They ranked in the top-10 in three additional categories, fourth in assist to turnover ratio (1.46), seventh in 3-point field goal percentage (38.0), and seventh 3-pointers per game (9.2).
• Since 2008, Bluder’s teams own a 232-43 record inside of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. In that stretch, the Hawkeyes have posted three undefeated seasons at home.
• Over the last nine years, Iowa has dropped the second-fewest regular season home games in the Big Ten.
• Iowa’s 2023-24 roster is comprised of two fifth-year, one graduate, one senior, five juniors, three sophomores, and two freshmen. Four Hawkeyes are Iowa natives, four from Illinois, two from Michigan, and one each from Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio.
• Six Big Ten regular-season games will be on a nationally broadcast platform (either NBC or FOX), the most in conference history. The Hawkeyes are featured in four of the six contests – Indiana (Jan. 13/FOX), at Ohio State (Jan. 21/NBC), at Maryland (Feb. 3/FOX), Ohio State (March 3/FOX).
• Iowa has had five out of the last six Big Ten Players of the Year.
• The Hawkeyes had a nation’s best six wins against AP Top 10 opponents last season.
• For the first time in the Lisa Bluder era, the Hawkeyes knocked off an AP Top 10 team in the month of November. It has only occurred one other time in school history.
• Bluder owns a 500-250 (.666) record and a 247-141 (.637) conference mark at Iowa. In her 39 seasons as a head coach, Bluder is 856-392 (.686).

The nationally ranked Hawkeyes are set to play Kansas State in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Sunday in the Finals. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. (CT) inside a Hertz Arena in Estero, Florida. The contest will air on FloHoops (subscription required) and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

• Sunday’s contest will air on the FloHoops and on the Hawkeye Radio Network.

• Rob Brooks and Tiffany Reedy will call the action on the Hawkeye Radio Network. A link to the broadcast is available on the women’s basketball schedule page on hawkeyesports.com.
• Brooks is in his eighth year as the play-by-play announcer for the Iowa women’s basketball team. He has been Iowa football’s sideline reporter since 2004. Brooks has called seven different Iowa sports on radio or television.
• Reedy will begin her first full season providing color for radio with the Iowa women’s basketball program.
• Reedy was four-year letter winner from 2002-06 at Iowa and is a native of Dysart, Iowa.

• Kansas State leads the all-time series, 6-1.
• KSU defeated then ranked No. 2 Iowa in Iowa City earlier this season, 65-58.
• The Wildcats have won the last three matchups.

• Marshall became the first Iowa WBB player to have 200+ steals and 200+3-pointers in a career.
• Clark is three double-doubles shy of reaching the Big Ten’s top-10 list for most career double-doubles in a career. (46)
• Marshall (135) and Martin (131) are eyeing Monika Czinano’s games played record. (162)
• Marshall is second and Martin is tied for fifth nationally in most games played among active players.
• Clark needs 57 assists to surpass Sam Logic to be Iowa’s all-time leader in dimes.
• Iowa is 6-3 when Clark records 40 or more points.
• Clark has 44 career games with 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds.(NCAA Best)
• Clark has netted a 3-point basket in 65 consecutive games which is an NCAA best.
• Clark needs 45 rebounds to be top 10 all-time at Iowa.
• Over the last 25 seasons, no has recorded more 30+ points games than Clark. (39)
• UI has shot 50% or better from the field in 12 straight quarters.
• Sharon Goodman has shot 60% or better from the floor in six out of seven games this season.
• Hannah Stuelke has netted double figures in four out of six games this season.

• K-State improved to 6-0 on the season. This is the second straight season the Wildcats have started a season with a five-game or better winning streak and the fourth time under head coach Jeff Mittie.
• Ayoka Lee tied the school record against North Carolina on Saturday for career double-doubles with her 52nd, joining Kendra Wecker (2001-05) atop the list.
• K-State’s path to the championship: Western Kentucky and No. 18/17 North Carolina.
• For the first time this season, K-State appears in the Associated Press top-25 as they are ranked 16th. This was the highest K-State was ranked in the poll since the 2008- 09 season and highest debut since the preseason poll of 2003-04, when K-State was ranked fifth.
• For her efforts last week, senior center Ayoka Lee earned her fifth career Big 12 Player of the Week honor, her third career USBWA Drysdale National Player of the Week and her first AP National Player of the Week honor.
• The Wildcats are 89-238 (.271) against teams ranked in the Associated Press (AP) poll.