No. 6 Hawkeyes Beat No. 2 Ohio State on Senior Day

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The sixth-ranked Iowa women’s basketball team came away with a 93-83, win over No. 2 Ohio State during Sunday’s Senior Day matchup inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa improved to 26-4 on the season and 15-3 in conference play.

All-American Caitlin Clark recorded 35 points to pass LSU’s Pete Maravich as the all-time leading scorer in NCAA Division-I college basketball history with 3,685 career points. Senior Gabbie Marshall went 4-of-8 from the three-point line to add 12 points, and graduate student Kate Martin added 11 points on this senior day. Hannah Stuelke contributed 23 points and nine rebounds.

The Hawkeyes came out on top as Stuelke led the first quarter with 10 points. Iowa went on an 18-3 run in midst of the first to lead 28-19 going into the second, and it was a back-and-forth game between the Hawkeyes and the Buckeyes before the half. Clark was sent to the free-throw line with .03 to play in the second quarter, and she downed both free throws to register her record-breaking point before half. Iowa outrebounded the Buckeyes 24-14 through the first half.

Iowa shot 60% from the field and 50% from three in the third quarter to add 27 points as Clark played the duration of the quarter, scoring 11. Seniors Marshall and Martin had back-to-back threes to contribute to the Hawkeyes, 13-1 run in the third. Ohio State came within eight points with 43 seconds left in the game, but the Hawkeyes held the lead to the end.

The Hawkeyes led all but the first two minutes of the game.

– National Player of the Year candidate, Caitlin Clark, surpassed the NCAA men’s basketball all-time leading scorer, Pete Maravich.
– With the win, the Hawkeye secured a double-bye in the Big Ten Tournament.
– Iowa will be the 2-Seed in the BTT.
– Kylie Feuerbach recorded a career-best four steals.
– Hannah Stuelke registered her sixth 20-point game of her career.
– Feuerbach’s four steals are the second-most by an Iowa Hawkeye in a single game this season.
– It was Clark’s 18th game with 30+ points this year which ranks first nationally.
– Over the last 25 seasons, no one has recorded more 30+ point performances than Clark. (55)
– Among active players who didn’t transfer, Marshall (121) and Martin (118) are third and fourth nationally for most active wins in a career.
– Clark leads the country in 20+ point games this season with 30.
– Clark is the only player in the country with 900+ points, 225+ assists, and 175+ rebounds this season.
– Iowa is 41-6 in Big Ten play since Feb. 9, 2022.
– Iowa is 11-8 over the past four seasons against AP Top 10 teams.
– Since the start of the 2020-21 season, Iowa leads the nation with 101 games of 80+ points.
– Iowa also leads the country with 56 games of 90+ points offensively.
– UI has scored 80 or more points 24 times this season.
– The country’s best offense has record 90+ points in 10 out of the last 12 games.
– Clark has scored 20+ points in 115-of-130 career games which is the most in program history.
– Clark kept her streak alive of 87 consecutive games making a 3-point basket. (NCAA best)
– Clark is the first Division-I men’s or women’s player to record 3,600+ points, 1,000+ assists, and 850+ rebounds in a career.

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