WBB Game Notes: 5-Seed Nebraska in Big Ten Championship

» The 2-Seed Hawkeyes will face 5-Seed Nebraska in the Big Ten Tournament Championship on Sunday. Tip-off is set for 11 a.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Target Center.

» Sunday’s contest will air on the CBS, 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 is the 40th meeting between the two foes.
» Iowa leads the all-time series, 23-16.
» The Hawkeyes and Huskers have split the two games they’ve played this season.
» The Hawkeyes have won 11 out of the last 13 meetings against the Huskers.
» Nebraska picked up its best win in the Amy Williams era earlier this season when they beat No. 2 Iowa in Lincoln, 79-82, on Feb. 11, 2024.

» Jaz Shelley erupted for 30 points while adding nine assists to shoot Nebraska into the championship game of the TIAA Big Ten Tournament with a 78-68 semifinal win over Maryland on Saturday afternoon at the Target Center.
» This marks Nebraska’s first Big Ten Tournament Finals appearance since 2014.
» Nebraska’s path to the Championship: Purdue, Michigan State, and Maryland.

» 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.
» Iowa is 14-2 in its last 16 games at the Big Ten Tournament.

» Gabbie Marshall (159) and Kate Martin (157) are eyeing Monika Czinano’s games played record. (162)
» Iowa is 43-6 in Big Ten Conference action since Feb. 9, 2022.
» Iowa is 8-4 when Clark records 40 or more points.
» Marshall is 14-of-25 from deep in the last four games.
» 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 25 games.
» Among active players whom didn’t transfer, Marshall (123) and Martin (120) are third and fourth nationally for most active wins in a career.