WBB Game Notes: Bowling Green

• 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.
• Caitlin Clark leads the nation in scoring.
• Clark (20) has the second-most Big Ten Player of the Week honors behind UI’s Megan Gustafson. (23)
• Iowa has two AP Top 20 wins this season.
• UI is off to its best start since the 2020-21 season. (7-1)
• The Hawkeyes won the 2023 Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla., with three games in three day. Clark was named the Tournament MVP.
• 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 501-250 (.667) record and a 247-141 (.637) conference mark at Iowa. In her 39 seasons as a head coach, Bluder is 855-392 (.686).

The fourth-ranked Hawkeyes will return home to host Bowling Green on Saturday afternoon. Tipoff is set for 12:30 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The contest will air on FS1 and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

• Saturday’s contest will air on the FS1 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.

• This will be the first meeting between the two foes.
• Iowa is 13-6 all-time against the MAC.
• UI’s last win over a MAC school came against Central Michigan. (March 21, 2021)

• 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 (136) and Martin (132) 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 51 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 45 career games with 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds. (NCAA Best)
• Martin needs 28 points and four blocks to become the first Iowa WBB player to notch 900+ points, 500+ rebounds, 400+ assists, 120+ steals, and 60+ blocks in a career at the University of Iowa.
• Clark has netted a 3-point basket in 66 consecutive games which is an NCAA best.
• Clark needs 40 rebounds to be top 10 all-time at Iowa.
• Over the last 25 seasons, no has recorded more 30+ point games than Clark. (40)
• UI has shot 50% or better from the field in 14 of the last 16 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.
• Over the last 25 seasons, Clark is one 30-point performance away from the men’s DI college basketball record. (Antoine Davis, Detroit)

• Amy Velasco hit a runner at the buzzer, lifting the Bowling Green State University women’s basketball team to a 68-66 victory over Duquesne University Monday night (Nov. 27).
• The Falcons have been picked to finish fourth in the MAC in 2023-24. The MAC office released the Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Preseason Poll and the Preseason All- MAC Teams – determined via voting by the league’s 12 head coaches – on Nov. 2.
• Lexi Fleming was selected to the Preseason All-MAC Second Team for the second consecutive year. Fleming, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio (Mercy McAuley), played in 36 of the Falcons’ 38 games last season, averaging 9.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists while making 51 three-point field goals.
• The Falcons lost four starters from a year ago, as Allison Day completed her eligibility and Elissa Brett, Nyla Hampton and Jocelyn Tate all entered the transfer portal. Additionally, Kadie Hempfling, the only player in school history with over 1,200 points, 800 rebounds and 400 assists, completed her eligibility.
• Bowling Green had 31 wins last season which was tied with UI and fourth nationally.
• BGSU played in the WNIT a season ago.