WBB BTT Game Notes: 7-Seed Penn State

» The 2-Seed Hawkeyes will face either 7-Seed Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals on Friday. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Target Center.

» Friday’s contest will air on the BTN, Sirius XM and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

» Rob Brooks and Tiff Reedy will call the action on the Hawkeye Radio Network.
» 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.
» The Hawkeye Radio Network had over 30,000 listeners on YouTube in Iowa’s win over Kansas State in the GC Showcase Championship, which is a station record.
» Reedy is in her first full season providing color for radio with Iowa WBB.
» Reedy was four-year letterwinner from 2002-06 at Iowa and is a native of Dysart, Iowa.

» This will be the 58th meeting between the two programs.
» Penn State leads the all-time series, 29-28.
» Iowa thumped PSU earlier this season, 111-93 on Feb. 8, 2024.
» The Hawkeyes have topped 105 points in three straight years against the Nittany Lions (107 in 2022 and 108 in 2023). The 111 points are the most Iowa has scored against Penn State and tie for the second most in school history.
» Iowa has won their last nine games against Penn State dating back to 2018.

» Penn State defeated Wisconsin on Thursday of the Big Ten Tournament on to
advance to the Quarterfinals.
» In PSU’s regular season finale, the Lady Lions held Minnesota to 34 points. The stifling defensive effort was its best since it held Bryant to 33 points in 2022.
» Penn State had five seniors honored on their Senior Day; Makenna Marisa, Ashley Owusu, Tay Valladay, Chanaya Pinto and Ali Brigham.

» The Hawkeyes are eyeing their first three-peat in Big Ten Tournament title history.
» Iowa has tallied five Big Ten Tournament championships in program history.
» Iowa has played in four out of the five Big Ten Tournament titles.
» Iowa has now won three of the last five Big Ten Tournament titles (2019, 2022 and 2023).
» Caitlin Clark recorded the first triple-double in BTT Championship history against OSU in 2023.

» Clark is one 3-point field goal from breaking Steph Curry’s NCAA single season record of 162.
» Clark is 14 free throws from the Big Ten career FT mark.
» Clark is 17 assists from the Iowa Senior single season record.
» Clark is 15 points from 3,700 career points.
» Marshall (157) and Martin (155) are eyeing Monika Czinano’s games played record. (162)
» Iowa is 41-6 in Big Ten Conference action since Feb. 9, 2022.
» Iowa is 8-4 when Clark records 40 or more points.
» Iowa is 17-0 when Clark registers a triple-double.
» Clark has 62 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. (55)
» Kate Martin has recorded 15+ points in 15 games this year which is a career-best.
» Martin has six career double-doubles and a career-best four this season.
» Clark has 19 games in her career with 35+ points, 5+ assists, 5+ rebounds which is the most in women’s college basketball since 2009-10.
» Clark has three career triple-doubles of the 35-point variety. All other players in women’s college basketball history have four.
» Clark has registered 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds in 20 out of the last 23 games.
» Among active players whom didn’t transfer, Marshall (121) and Martin