WBB Game Notes: No. 14/13 Indiana

PROGRAM QUICK HITS
• 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.
• National Player of the Year candidate, Caitlin Clark, is the first Division-I player to record 3,000+ points, 900+ assists, and 800+ rebounds in a career.
• Gabbie Marshall became the first Iowa women’s basketball player to register 200+ 3-pointers made and 200+ steals in a career.
• Iowa has two AP Top 20 wins this season.
• UI is off to its first 16-1 start under Lisa Bluder.
• The Hawkeyes won the 2023 Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla., with three games in three days. Clark was named the Tournament MVP.
• Since 2008, Bluder’s teams own a 236-43 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 WBB has helped sellout or break an attendance record in 28 of 32 games this season. Tickets are available to catch the Hawkeyes against Ohio State and Nebraska. All of which are on the road. UI helped set attendance records at OSU, Nebraska, and Indiana a season ago.
• The Hawkeyes had a nation’s best six wins against AP Top 10 opponents last season.
• For the first time in the 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 510-250 (.670) record and a 252-141 (.639) conference mark at Iowa. In her 39 seasons as a head coach, Bluder is 866-392 (.689).

THIS WEEK
The third-ranked Hawkeyes will host No. 14 Indiana on Jan. 13. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

WATCH/FOLLOW ALONG
• Saturday’s contest will air nationally on FOX and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

AUDIO COVERAGE
• 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.

THE SERIES
• This will be the 78th meeting between the two programs.
• Iowa leads the all-time series, 55-22. » The Hawkeyes and Hoosiers split games last season. ESPN’s College GameDay made its first ever appearance in Iowa City for the regular season finale, when Clark hit the game-winner to propel Iowa to a 86-85 victory.
• Iowa has won four out of the last five matchups.
• The last time UI lost to Indiana in Carver, was in the 2020-21 season.

WHAT 2 WATCH 4
• Clark is now a part Big Ten’s top-10 list for most career double-doubles in a career (51). She leads active Big Ten players.
• Marshall (144) and Martin (142) are eyeing Monika Czinano’s games played record. (162)
• Iowa is 7-3 when Clark records 40 or more points.
• Clark has 52 career games with 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds. (NCAA Best)
• Over the last 25 seasons, no has recorded more 30+ point games in men’s or women’s college basketball than Clark. (45)
• Sydney Affolter has recorded back-to-back double digit scoring games for the first time in her career.
• Kate Martin has scored 10+ points in 10 of the last 12 games.
• Martin is four points away from 1,000 in her career. She would be the 43rd Hawkeye to accomplish that feat.
• The Hawkeyes are off to their fifth 16-1 start in program history.
• First 16-1 start in the Lisa Bluder era.
• The Hawkeyes are 5-0 for the first time in Big Ten play since the 2003-04 season.
• While not known as defensive demons, the Hawkeyes have made some strides on that end in the early going. They were allowing 66.9 ppg on the season, the fifth highest mark in the B1G entering Saturday’s matchup with Indiana. However, that is nearly 6.0 ppg less than what Iowa surren- dered a season ago (71.8 ppg).
• Clark has three career triple-doubles of the 35-point variety. All other players in women’s college basketball history have four.
• Caitlin Clark is the NCAA’s fifth all-time leading scorer.
• Clark has registered 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds in 10 out of the last 11 games.
• Iowa is currently riding a Big Ten-best 13-game winning streak.
• Iowa has won its last nine against Big Ten foes.

SCOUTING INDIANA
• The Hoosiers own a 14-1, (5-0) overall record this season.
• IU is riding a 13-game winning streak.
• For the second time in three seasons, Indiana has started 5-0 in the Big Ten.
• Mackenzie Holmes had a team-high in scoring against Penn State on Wednesday, putting up 21 points, making this her 13th consecutive game with 10+ points.
• IU had four players score in double digits against Penn State – Holmes (21), Parrish (20), Moore-McNeil (16), and Scalia (11).
• Holmes is now 172 points away from taking over the top spot on Indiana’s all-time scoring list.
• Head Coach Teri Moren has taken the program to new levels in her eight seasons at the helm, including five NCAA Tournament appearances including two Sweet Six- teens (2021. 2022) and an Elite Eight (2021) appearance along with eight consecutive 20-win seasons.